December 24  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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  • 1524 - Ignatius of Loyola (December 24, 1491 – July 31 1556), was the principal founder and first Superior General of the Society of Jesus, a religious order of the Catholic Church professing direct service to the Pope in terms of mission. Members of the order are called Jesuits. (d. 1888)


  • 1903 - Joseph Cornell , (born December 24, 1903 – died December 29, 1972) was an American artist and sculptor, (d. 1888)
  • 1906 - James Hadley Chase is a pseudonym for British author Rene Brabazon Raymond (December 24,1906 – February 6, 1985) (d. 1888)
  • 1994 - John Osborne(December 12, 1929 – December 24, 1994) was an English playwright, screenwriter, and critic of The Establishment, best-known for his 1956 play Look Back in Anger. (d. 1929)
  • 1891 - Feodor Stepanovich Rojankovsky (December 24, 1891 – October 12, 1970), also known as Rojan, was a Russian emigré illustrator. He is best known for his illustrations for children's books, and conversely, for his erotic illustrations. (d. 1970)





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