Monthly Archives: December 2013

It happened on this day…December 29th

On this day in 1937 – American actress and comedian Mary Tyler Moore was born…Happy Birthday Mary Tyler Moore!

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It happened on this day…December 25th

On this day in 1818 – “Silent Night” was performed for the first time, at the Church of St. Nikolaus in Oberndorff, Austria.

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It happened on this day…December 25th

On this day in 336 – The first recorded celebration of Christmas on December 25 took place in Rome. Church fathers designated December 25th, the birthday of the popular pagan god Mithras, as Jesus’s official birth date. The celebration of the birth of Christ also took over … Continue reading

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It happened on this day…December 2nd

On this day in 1980 – Denali National Monument and Mount McKinley National Park were combined and established as Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska.

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