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On This Day

December 24

Christmas Eve

1818 Silent Night perfumed for the first performed at St. Nikolaus church in Oberndorf

1854 Victoria Skating Rink opens in Montreal which hosts the first Stanley Cup Final

1865 The KKK Ku Klux Klan is established

1924 Albania becomes a republic

1925 Winnie The Pooh is first published written by AA Milne

1955 Santa Clause starts being tracked by NORAD

1968 A Christmas eve broadcasts of Apollo 8 Commander Frank Borman, Command Module Pilot James Lovell, and Lunar Module Pilot William Anders became to first human orbit the earth.

Happy Birthday

1905 Howard Hughes Businessman

1922 Ava Gardner actress Knots Landing, The Night of the Iguana, & Earthquake

1945 Lemmy Motorhead

1971 Christopher Daniels wrestler 1 x ROH Champ.

1971 Rick Martin singer

1974 Ryan Seacrest TV personality

1986 Riyo Mori Model, Miss Universe 2007

1988 Abigail Klein actress starred in Butterfly Caught, Transformers: Age of Extinction & Girlfriends of Christmas Past also was Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader

1991 Sofia Black-D'Elia actress in The Mick, & The Night Of.