On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Longest NFL game (82m40s) as Dolphins beat Chiefs 27-24
  • Operation PUSH (People United to Save Humanity) formed by Jesse Jackson
  • Worst hotel fire in history kills 163 at Taeyokale Hotel in Seoul

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestDido

Dido, English pop singer (Eminem's 'Stan', 'No Angel'), born in London, England

Singer Dido
Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Justin Trudeau
  • Marlon Forbes, American football cornerback (Chicago Bears), born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • Noel Hogan, Irish musician (Cranberries), born in Moyross, Ireland
  • Terry Vaughn, CFL receiver (Calgary Stampeders), born in Sumter, South Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Byron Arnold, American composer, dies at 70