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December 25: Fun Facts about Today in History


Today in History

Event

(December 25, 221 AD)
Sextus Julius Africanus in 221 recognised this day as the birthdate of Jesus, but the exact origin of the date remains a mystery. However, on this day, Christians celebrate Christmas, which commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ. photo source: wikimedia.org

(December 25, 2006)
"The Godfather of Soul," James Brown, an American singer and composer, died at the age of 73. photo source: wikimedia.org

(Died on December 25, 2020)
K. C. Jones, American basketball player and coach (b. 1932).

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