December 25

Article

January 24, 2022

December 25 is the 359th day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar (360th in the leap year). There are 6 days left until the end of the year. On this day, the 1st holiday of Christmas is celebrated, which is the official name for the Feast of the Nativity (also Christmas Eve).

Events

Česko

1874 - The National Liberal Party, called the "Young Bohemians", is established in Prague. 1930 - Premiere of the first Czech sound film Fidlovačka based on a play by Josef Kajetán Tyl with music by František Škroup. 1956 Czechoslovak Radio canceled playing the Soviet anthem every night. Premiere of the Czech film Sons of the Mountains by director Čeňek Duba. The film was based on a real event, which František Kožík described in his short story.

World

0800 - Pope Leo III. crowned Charlemagne by the Roman emperor. . 1066 - After the invasion of England, William the Conqueror was crowned King of England, completing the Norman conquest of England. 1914 - Christmas truce: British and German troops in the trenches near the Belgian city of Ypres interrupt the fighting and celebrate Christmas together. 1979 - The Soviet Army enters Afghanistan, and the Ten-Year Soviet War begins in Afghanistan. 1991 - Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev resigns as President of the Soviet Union. 2016 - After takeoff in Sochi, a Russian Tu-154 plane crashed into the Black Sea with 91 people on board, including members of the Alexandrovci choir and nine journalists. The plane flew to Syria.

Birth

Česko

1829 - Emanuel Tonner, educator, journalist, translator and politician († April 4, 1900) 1846 - Emanuel Leminger, Czech pedagogue and archaeologist († December 3, 1931) 1849 - Jan Evangelista Nečas, lawyer, poet and translator († January 30, 1919) 1857 - Jan Alois Kubíček, priest, church historian († March 3, 1929) 1858 - Karel Emanuel Macan, blind composer, founder of the Blind Library († 6 February 1925 Prague) 1870 - Jan Kaftan, composer († May 1, 1908) 1871 - Josef Hucl, Czechoslovak politician († April 27, 1948) 1879 Vojtěch Dundr, Czechoslovak politician († September 7, 1957) Igo Etrich, Austrian aircraft designer († February 4, 1967) 1883 - Fran Lhotka, Croatian composer of Czech origin († January 26, 1962) 1896 - Štefan Kočvara, Czechoslovak exile politician († October 17, 1973) 1898 - Jaroslav Fragner, Czech architect and painter († January 3, 1967) 1900 - Jan Filip, archaeologist († April 30, 1981, Prague) 1901 - Milada Horáková, lawyer and politician († June 27, 1950) 1907 - Josef Kostohryz, writer and translator († May 24, 1987) 1908 - Jan Seidel, Czech composer († June 23, 1998) 1911 - Svatoslav Stepanek, serial killer († November 8, 1938) 1921 - Jan Florian, painter, sculptor and restorer († December 12, 2007) 1923 - Karel Havlíček, tap dancer, dancer of standard and Latin American dances († December 28, 2007) 1924 - Karel Polák, Minister of Construction of the Czech Soc. rep. 1925 - Bohuslav Korejs, composer of church music 1932 - Štěpán Zavřel, Czech illustrator, animator, graphic artist, painter and writer († 25 February 1999) 1933 - Eva Křížová-Dobiášová, Czechoslovak basketball player 1938 - Ladislav Svoboda, Czech politician and physician 1942 - Věra Komárková, pioneer of women's mountaineering († May 25, 2005) 1945 - Richard Tesarik, Czech singer 1949 - Miluška Voborníková, singer 1953 - Antonín Procházka, actor, playwright, screenwriter and theater director 1959 - Radim Spacek, biologist, politician, monarchist 1965 - David Rath, physician and politician 1975 - Lenka Petrášová, journalist, reporter († 2021) 1983 - Alexandr Hylák, hockey goalkeeper 1993 - Gabriela Franková, model, Czech Miss 2014

World

1250 - John IV. Laskaris, Emperor of Nicaea († around

INSERT INTO `wiki_article`(`id`, `article_id`, `title`, `article`, `img_url`) VALUES ('NULL()','25._prosinec','December 25','Laskaris, Emperor of Nicaea († around','')