This happened today, December 25

John Brian Gayagoy, Editor

1 1st Christmas, according to calendar-maker Dionysus Exiguus.

1950 Cleveland Browns beat LA Rams 30-28 in NFL championship game.

1967 Paul McCartney & Jane Asher get engaged.

1971 Longest NFL game (82m40s) as Dolphins beat Chiefs 27-24.

Miami's Jim Kiick gets to the less-then-a-foot line before being stopped by Kansas City's Willie Lanier (63) in the playoff game with the Chiefs. On the next play, Kiick scored for the Dolphins. Miami beat Kansas City 27-24 in an overtime period on Dec. 25, 1971 in Kansas City. (AP Photo)

1990 “The Godfather Part III” directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Al Pacino, Diane Keaton and Andy Garcia premieres.