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 - Conrad Hilton
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Life Magazine

1887: Conrad Hilton, the businessman who founded the Hilton Hotels & Resorts, is born in San Antonio, Texas. He died at age 91 on Jan. 3, 1979.

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