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Historical Events Happened In August - 25

Sunday, 24 July 2016

1940  On August - 25 the first parachute wedding (how do you kiss the bride?)  

1940  On this day in history 1st (British) night bombing of Germany (Berlin)  

1941  English & Russian troops attack pro-German Iran on August - 25.  

1942  On this day in history battle of Milne Bay, Papua  

1942  On this day in history sS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth  

1942  George EAE, English prince/earl of St Andrews, dies in battle at 39 on August - 25.  

1943  US forces overran New Georgia in Solomon Islands during WW II on this day in history.  

1943  On August - 25 10th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 27, Washington 7 (48,471)  

1944  Germany Army by now has sustained 400,000 men killed, wounded or captured, plus 1,300 tanks, 1,500 artillery, and 3,500 aircraft destroyed on August - 25.  

1944  Paris is taken by the Allies. General De Gaulle re-establishes a presence in the capital on August - 25.  

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1944  On August - 25 france 2nd Tank division under General Leclerc reaches Notre Dame  

1944  On this day in history krijn van den Helm, resistance fighter (KP Leeuwarden), shot to death  

1945  Jewish immigrants are permitted to leave Mauritius for Palestine on August - 25.  

1946  28th PGA Championship: Ben Hogan at Portland GC Portland Ore on August - 25.  

1947  On this day in history marion Carl in D-558-I sets world aircraft speech record, 1,047 kph  

1947  Clark Wissler, US cultural anthropologist, dies at 76 on August - 25.  

1948  On this day in history bradman scores 150 in 212 minutes in his last innings at Lord's  

1950  Pres Truman orders army to seize control of RR to avert a strike on August - 25.  

1950  On August - 25 sugar Ray Robinson KOs Jose Basora to win middleweight boxing title  

1950  On August - 25 uS President Harry Truman orders the Army to take over the railroads to stop a possible strike.  

1951  Cleveland Indians win 16th straight home game on this day in history.  

1952  On this day in history det Tiger Virgil Trucks 2nd no-hitter of yr, beats Yankees, 1-0  

1954  Ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m) on August - 25.  

1955  On this day in history last Soviet forces leave Austria  

1956  To make room for Enos Slaughter, NY Yanks release Phil Rizzuto on August - 25.  

1956  On August - 25 alfred C Kinsey, US sexologist (Kinsey Report), dies  

1957  On this day in history prince Suvanna Phuma forms govt in LAOS, with Pathet Lao  

1960  On this day in history 17th summer olympics opens in Rome  

1963  Paul McCartney is fined 31 & 1 yr suspended license for speeding on this day in history.  

1964  The Beatles receive a gold record their third for A Hard Day's Night on this day in history.  

1965  On this day in history moonlight Graham, American baseball player  

1967  On August - 25 paraguay accepts its constitution  

1967  On this day in history george Lincoln Rockwell, head of American Nazi Party, assassinated  

1968  On this day in history john George, actor (Kolb-Adventures of Fu Manchu), dies at 70  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  On August - 25 birth of ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84)  

1561  On this day in history birth of philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer (d. 1632)  

1624  François de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709) was born on August - 25.  

1662  John Leverett the Younger, American educator (d. 1724) was born on this day in history.  

1664  On this day in history birth of johan van de Bergh, Leids regent  

1718  Johann Jacob Rowalt, composer was born on August - 25.  

1724  On this day in history birth of george Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion)  

1741  Karl Friedrich Bahrdt, German theologian (d. 1792) was born on August - 25.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0079  On this day in history gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies  

0383  On August - 25 death of flavius Gratianus, Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 25  

0882  Louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19 on August - 25.  

1192  Death of Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142) on August - 25.  

1227  On this day in history ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies  

1270  On August - 25 louis IX, the Saint, King of France (1226-70), dies from plague at 56  

1282  Death of Thomas Cantilupe, English saint (b. ca 1218) on August - 25.  

1330  Death of Sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286) on August - 25.  

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