This Day in History on 25 December

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 25 December. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Good Governance Day (India)

Tulsi Pujan Diwas (India)

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1861 – Madan Mohan Malaviya, Indian educator, lawyer, and politician, President of the Indian National Congress (d. 1946)

1876 – Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Indian-Pakistani lawyer and politician, 1st Governor-General of Pakistan (d. 1948)

1891 – Kenneth Arthur Noel Anderson, Indian-English general and politician, Governor of Gibraltar (d. 1959)

1919 – Naushad Ali, Indian composer and director (d. 2006)

1921 – Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah, Indian-Pakistani journalist and author (d. 2000)

1924 – Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Indian poet and politician, 10th Prime Minister of India (d. 2018)

1927 – Ram Narayan, Indian sarangi player

1936 – Ismail Merchant, Indian-English director and producer (d. 2005)

1959 – Ramdas Athawale, Indian poet and politician

Death/ Death Anniversary

1994 – Zail Singh, Indian politician, 7th President of India (b. 1916)

2018 – Sulagitti Narasamma, Indian midwife (b. 1920)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History