Who Was Born Today – December 25 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – December 25 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on December 25
1642 Sir Isaac Newton, English mathematician and scientist who enunciated the laws of motion and the law of gravity.
1841 Clara Barton, founder of the Red Cross.
1870 Rosa Luxemburg, Polish-born founder of the Spartacus League which later became the German Communist Party.
1907 Cab Calloway, band leader, the first Jazz singer to sell a million records.
1918 Anwar Sadat, Egyptian president (1970 to 1981) and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
1919 Paul David, founder of the Montreal Heart Institute.
1924 Rod Serling, screenwriter, producer; created The Twilight Zone TV series.
1925 Sam Pollock, general manager of the National Hockey League of Canada and the USA; member of Hockey Hall of Fame; a public square in Montreal is named in his honor.
1936 Princess Alexandra, the Honourable Lady Ogilvy, youngest granddaughter of King George V and Queen Mary.
1939 Bob James, Grammy-winning jazz musician, arranger and producer.
1945 Noel Redding, singer, songwriter, musician; member of The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Noel Redding Band and other groups.
1945 Ken Stabler, pro football quarterback nicknamed “The Snake” for his ability to evade tacklers.
1946 Jimmy Buffett, singer, songwriter, guitarist, producer, actor (“Margaritaville,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise”).
1948 Alia Baha Ad-Din Touqan, Queen consort of Jordan, third wife of King Hussein of Jordan; died in a helicopter crash in 1977; Amman’s international airport is named in her honor.
1948 Barbara Mandrell, country singer; twice Country Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year (“Sleeping Single in a Double Bed”).
1949 Sissy Spacek, actress; won Academy Award for Best Actress portraying country singer Loretta Lynn in Coal Miner’s Daughter (1980).
1950 Karl Rove, White House Deputy Chief of Staff in the George W. Bush administration.
1954 Annie Lennox, Scottish singer, songwriter, activist; member of Eurythmics band; winner of eight Brit Award, four Grammys, an MTV Video Music Award, a Billboard Century Award; won Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Into the West” in the soundtrack of the film The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King.
1954 Steve Wariner, country singer, songwriter, musician (“All Roads Lead to You,” “Life’s Highway”).

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