On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1902

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Clyde Fitch' "Girl with Green Eyes" premieres in NYC
  • Pope Leo XIII, at his annual Christmas reception, endorses the Christian Democratic movement now emerging in Europe as an attempt to offer an alternative to more radical movements

Famous Birthdays

  • Barton Maclane, American actor (The Quaterback, I Dream of Jeannie), born in Columbia, South Carolina (d. 1969)