History Blog

December 25

Happy Birthday RIP Sir Isaac Newton(1642–1726) Clarissa “Clara” Barton(1821–1912) Humphrey Bogart(1899–1957) “Tony Martin”(Alvin Morris 1913–2012) Rodman “Rod” Serling(1924–1975) “Mabel King”(Donnie Washington 1932–1999) James “Jimmy” Buffett(1946–2023) ; Gary Sandy–78 Barbara Mandrell–75 Mary “Sissy” Spacek–74 Ann “Annie” Lennox–69 Florian Armstrong(“Dido”)–52 Dylan Vox–45 ; 1815 – The Handel and Haydn Society, oldest continuously performing arts organization in the United States, gives its first performance at King’s Chapel (then Stone Chapel), with a chorus of 90 men and 10 women