What Happened on December 24, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Deaths

  • Harold Pinter, British playwright (The Birthday Party, The Homecoming), dies at 78

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Samuel P. Huntington, American political scientist (The Clash of Civilizations) and presidential adviser, dies at 81

Political Scientist and Presidential Adviser Samuel P. Huntington
Political Scientist and Presidential Adviser
Samuel P. Huntington