On This Day December 25
On This Day in history:
1818- "Silent Night" is performed for the first time in a church in Austria.
1939- "A Christmas Carol," by Charles Dickens is read on CBS radio for the first time.
1946- W.C. Fields dies at the age of 66.
1959- A young Ringo Starr, known then as Richard Starkey, received a drum set for Christmas.
1995- Singer Dean Martin dies at age 78,
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