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1899 â€” Film tough-guy Humphrey Bogart lives again. Stars in John Hustonâ€™s film of anarchist B. Travenâ€™s novel, Treasure of the Sierra Madre & other excellent films such as The African Queen, Casablanca, The Big Sleep & The Maltese Falcon. http://recollectionbooks.com/bleed/Encyclopedia/TravenB.htm http://www.thrillingdetective.com/eyes.html
1902 â€” England: Dec 25/26, founding Congress of the Federation of the Anarchist Groups of Yiddish language of the United Kingdom & Paris, held in London. Rudolf Rocker was the most influential figure in the movementâ€¦ 
1927 â€” Argentina: In Buenos Aires, the National City Bank is bombed, killing two & wounding 23 American & Argentinean customers: it is the work of anarchist (Giovanni & the brothers Scarfo) proponents of violent action.
1936 â€” Spain: Generalitat de Catalogne publishes a decree legalizing abortion. Pushed for by the womenâ€™s anarchist group "Mujeres Libres." Article 4 specifies abortions should not exceed three months pregnancy, except in the event of therapeutic need.
1941 â€” Georges Durupt (1880â€”1941), French anarchiste, dies. One of a group of friends who form the "FÃ©dÃ©ration rÃ©volutionnaire" qui prÃ©conise l'emploi de "l'action directe" for "La destruction radicale de la sociÃ©tÃ© capitaliste et autoritaire". Others in the group include Rene de Marmande, Jean Goldschild, Miguel Almereyda (EugÃ¨ne Vigo; his adopted name, Almereyda, is an anagram: Y'a la merde), & others. Vigo, father of the famed film director Jean Vigo, died in prison under mysterious circumstances. 
1946 â€” First of several years of White House Christmas demonstrations seeking amnesty for conscientious objectors (COs) convicted for refusing to fight in the ever-popular World War II.
1955 â€” AurÃ¨le Patorni (1880â€”1955) dies of complications following surgery. anarchist, writer, journalist, pacifist & nÃ©o-malthusien; married to typesetter & harpsichordist RÃ©gina Patorni-Casadesus. Collabroated on many, many journals & reviews, including EugÃ¨ne Humbertâ€™s "La Grande rÃ©forme", with Louis Lecoin on "SIA" (organe de la "SolidaritÃ© Internationale Antifasciste"), Louis Louvetâ€™s "CQFD" & Louis Lecoinâ€™s "DÃ©fense de l'homme".
1962 â€” France: Serge Gregoire (1903â€”1962) dies. Writer, pacifist, free thinker. Wrote for many anarchist publications & author of numerous books. Founder of the Parti Pacifiste Internationaliste.