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Historical Events Happened In August - 25

Friday, 28 October 2016

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

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

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

1942  Battle of Milne Bay, Papua on this day in history.  

1942  SS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth on August - 25.  

1942  On August - 25 george EAE, English prince/earl of St Andrews, dies in battle at 39  

1943  On this day in history uS forces overran New Georgia in Solomon Islands during WW II  

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

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  On this day in history paris is taken by the Allies. General De Gaulle re-establishes a presence in the capital.  


1944  France 2nd Tank division under General Leclerc reaches Notre Dame on August - 25.  

1944  Krijn van den Helm, resistance fighter (KP Leeuwarden), shot to death on August - 25.  

1945  Jewish immigrants are permitted to leave Mauritius for Palestine on this day in history.  

1946  On this day in history 28th PGA Championship: Ben Hogan at Portland GC Portland Ore  

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 this day in history.  

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

1950  On August - 25 pres Truman orders army to seize control of RR to avert a strike  

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

1950  On this day in history uS President Harry Truman orders the Army to take over the railroads to stop a possible strike.  

1951  On August - 25 cleveland Indians win 16th straight home game  

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

1954  On this day in history ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m)  

1955  Last Soviet forces leave Austria on this day in history.  

1956  On August - 25 to make room for Enos Slaughter, NY Yanks release Phil Rizzuto  

1956  On this day in history alfred C Kinsey, US sexologist (Kinsey Report), dies  

1957  On August - 25 prince Suvanna Phuma forms govt in LAOS, with Pathet Lao  

1960  On August - 25 17th summer olympics opens in Rome  

1963  Paul McCartney is fined 31 & 1 yr suspended license for speeding on August - 25.  

1964  The Beatles receive a gold record their third for A Hard Day's Night on August - 25.  

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

1967  On August - 25 paraguay accepts its constitution  

1967  On August - 25 george Lincoln Rockwell, head of American Nazi Party, assassinated  

1968  John George, actor (Kolb-Adventures of Fu Manchu), dies at 70 on August - 25.  

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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  On this day in history birth of françois de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709)  

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  On this day in history birth of johann Jacob Rowalt, composer  

1724  George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion) was born on August - 25.  

1741  Karl Friedrich Bahrdt, German theologian (d. 1792) was born on this day in history.  


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 this day in history death of flavius Gratianus, Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 25  

0882  On this day in history louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19  

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

1227  On August - 25 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 this day in history.  

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


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