December 25, 2008

December 25 - Happy Birthday!

Famous people with your birthday
* Annie Lennox, Scottish singer, from Aberdeen
* Anwar Sadat, President of Egypt, Nobel laureate
* Cab Calloway, American bandleader
* Carlos Castaneda, Peruvian-born author
* Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross
* Dido, English singer
* Nagma, Indian actress
* Rod Serling, American television writer

This day in history
* 1223 - St. Francis of Assisi assembles the first Nativity scene.
* 1818 - The first performance of "Silent Night" takes place in the Church of St. Nikolaus in Oberndorf, Austria.
* 1971 - In the longest game in NFL history (82m40s of game time), the Miami Dolphins defeat the Kansas City Chiefs at Kansas City Municipal Stadium 27-24.
* 1990 - The first successful trial run of the system which would become the World Wide Web.
Holidays and interesting facts
* Christmas Day
* Yule

Make the day meaningful (Brought to you by So what can I do?)
* Redefine the holidays, give to others.