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DECEMBER 25

1871 Clara Barton (Massachusetts-born Nurse; Founder of the American Red Cross) Clara Barton Health Care Aemrican Red Cross
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1862 President and Mrs. Lincoln Visit Hospitals President Abraham Lincoln Health Care American Civil War Christmas Lincoln Logs
1886 England's Dial Square Football Club Is Renamed to Royal Arsenal (from Royal Oak Public House and Woolwich Arsenal Station English Sports Figures Soccer Royal Arsenal Football Club Greenwich Guide
1932 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake in Changma, Gansu (Kansu), China Collapses 1,000 Houses, Kills 275 People China Earthquakes Death USGS
1974 In Australia, Cyclone Tracy Kills 65 and Leaves 9,000 Homeless Australia Cyclones and Hurricanes Death BBC
1982 5.9 Magnitude Earthquake in the Flores Island Region of Indonesia Destroys 1,875 Homes, Killing 13 People Indonesia Earthquakes Death USGS
2002 Katie Hnida Is the First Woman to Play in a Division I College Football Game Attempting an Extra Point for New Mexico Against UCLA New Mexico Sports Figures Football Female Sports Figures Historic Firsts University of New Mexico Football UCLA Football New York Times

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