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Historical Events Happened In August - 25

Friday, 06 May 2016

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

1940  On August - 25 1st (British) night bombing of Germany (Berlin)  

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

1942  Battle of Milne Bay, Papua on August - 25.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1945  On August - 25 jewish immigrants are permitted to leave Mauritius for Palestine  

1946  On August - 25 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 August - 25.  

1948  Bradman scores 150 in 212 minutes in his last innings at Lord's on this day in history.  

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

1950  Sugar Ray Robinson KOs Jose Basora to win middleweight boxing title on August - 25.  

1950  On this day in history 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  Det Tiger Virgil Trucks 2nd no-hitter of yr, beats Yankees, 1-0 on August - 25.  

1954  Ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m) on this day in history.  

1955  On August - 25 last Soviet forces leave Austria  

1956  To make room for Enos Slaughter, NY Yanks release Phil Rizzuto on this day in history.  

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 August - 25 17th summer olympics opens in Rome  

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

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

1965  Moonlight Graham, American baseball player on August - 25.  

1967  Paraguay accepts its constitution on August - 25.  

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

1968  On August - 25 john George, actor (Kolb-Adventures of Fu Manchu), dies at 70  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  On this day in history birth of ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84)  

1561  Philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer (d. 1632) was born on August - 25.  

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 August - 25.  

1664  Johan van de Bergh, Leids regent was born on this day in history.  

1718  Johann Jacob Rowalt, composer was born on this day in history.  

1724  George Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion) was born on this day in history.  

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

Famous Deaths In August - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0079  Gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies on August - 25.  

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 this day in history.  

1192  On this day in history death of hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142)  

1227  Ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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