On this day: December 25

Published On: Dec 23 2012 12:30:23 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 25 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

George Washington crosses the Delaware, "To Kill a Mockingbird" premieres, Gorbachev resigns, and passengers on a Christmas flight into Detroit foil the "Underwear Bomber," all on this day.

OTD December 25 - Jimmy Buffett
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1946: Singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett, whose best-known songs include "Margaritaville," "Come Monday" and "Cheeseburger in Paradise," is born in Pascagoula, Mississippi.

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