Today in History 25 Dec: From Good Governance Day to 1964 Indian ocean cyclone, list of 10 most important events happened today

25 Dec, 2021
Today in History 25 Dec: From Good Governance Day to 1964 Indian ocean cyclone, list of 10 most important events happened today

This Day in History: According to the Gregorian calendar, December 25 is the 359th day of the year and 360th in a leap year. From today only 7 days remain to celebrate the New Year 2022. 

Today Christmas is celebrated all around the world to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ

On this day let’s see some important events and anniversaries. We have compiled a list of some monumental events that happened all around the world on 25 December as well as birthdays of famous people.


10 Major events happened today in History 


  1. Christmas Day

 Christmas is an annual festival celebrated on the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ. Many religious and cultural events happen all around the world. It marks the holiday season in many countries.

  1. Atal Bihari Vajpayee Birth Anniversary

 Former Indian Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee was born on this day. He had been appointed as Prime Minister of India 3 times. He also launched Rs. 60,000 crores Gram Sadak Yojana under the Village Roads Scheme. 

  1. Mikhail Gorbachev Resignation

Mikhail Gorbachev formally resigns as President of the USSR in a televised speech. This marked the dissolving of the Soviet Union.

  1. Charlie Chaplin Death Anniversary

Charlie Chaplin was a renowned comic actor who worked in silent movies. Chaplin used methods like mime, slapstick and other visual comedy routines, and continued well into the era of the talkies.

  1. Coronation of William I in England

William I was crowned king of England, after this coronation, Norman Conquest was formally completed.

  1. Marathas Captured Delhi

In 1771, Marathas under Mahadaji Shinde captured Delhi and made Shah Alam II return to Delhi after 18 years.

  1. Good Governance Day

Government India declared the birthday of Atal Bihari Vajpayee as the Good Governance Day.  

  1. 1964 Indian Ocean Cyclone

 In 1964,  3000 people were killed in Tamil Nadu. This tragic incident happened after a cyclone hit Tamil Nadu in the North Indian Ocean region.

  1. Mohammed Ali Jinnah Birth Anniversary

 Born in 1876,  Jinnah was the politician and the founder of Pakistan. Jinnah served as the leader of the All-India Muslim League from 1913 until the partition of India and Pakistan on 14 August 1947.

  1. The U.S.A. Small Pox Epidemic

 In 1900,  In Kentucky, a smallpox epidemic was raging with hundreds of people being infected by it. It was a very fatal epidemic. The mortality rate was around 20% and health authorities demanded vaccination for every person of the state.


Above are the 10 most important events that happened in the history of India and the whole world. It includes major birthdays, death anniversaries, fun facts and important historical events that occurred in India as well as globally.

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