What Happened on December 25, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Coronation Stone, taken from Scone in Scotland by Edward I in 1296, stolen from Westminster Abbey & smuggled back to Scotland

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Pearson, American NFL player, born in Geneseo, Illinois
  • Karl Rove, former American presidential advisor
  • Manny Trillo, baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)

Famous Weddings

  • Dick Tracy marries Tess Truehart

Famous Deaths

  • Neil Francis Hawkins, British fascist (b. 1903)
  • Xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nostalgia de la muerte), dies at 47