What Happened on December 25, 2014

Historical Events

Film Release

"Unbroken", drama film directed by Angelina Jolie and starring Jack O'Connell and Domhall Gleeson, released in the United States

Famous Deaths

  • Geoff Pullar, English cricket batsman (28 Tests, 4 x 100s, HS 175; Lancashire CCC, Gloucestershire CCC), dies at 79
  • Gleb Yakunin, Russian priest and dissident, dies at 80
  • Mary Lyon, English geneticist (X-chromosome inactivation), dies at 89
2014 Highlights

About December 25, 2014

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Christmas (India), Christmas Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Blank Space - Taylor Swift
  • UK #1 Song: Something I Need - Ben Haenow