December 25, 1959 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • A synagogue in Cologne Germany desecrated with swatstikas

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Richard Starkey (later better known as Ringo Starr) receives his first drum set

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr
  • Sony brings transistor TV 8-301 to the market

Birthdays in History

  • Michael P Anderson, Plattsburgh NY, major USAF/astronaut (STS 89)