On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1950

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Rove, former American presidential advisor
  • Manny Trillo, Venezuelan baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Caripito, Venezuela

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
1950 Highlights

About December 25, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 70 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn