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, Kensington, pop singer and rap/dance music vocalist (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, safety (Chicago Bears)
  • Noel Hogan, musician (Cranberries)
  • Terry Vaughn, CFL receiver (Calgary Stampeders)

Famous Deaths

  • Byron Arnold, composer, dies at 70