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Historical Events Happened In August - 25

Thursday, 26 May 2016

1940  The first parachute wedding (how do you kiss the bride?) on this day in history.  

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

1941  On August - 25 english & Russian troops attack pro-German Iran  

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

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

1942  On this day in history george EAE, English prince/earl of St Andrews, dies in battle at 39  

1943  On August - 25 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  On August - 25 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.  

1944  Paris is taken by the Allies. General De Gaulle re-establishes a presence in the capital on this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history france 2nd Tank division under General Leclerc reaches Notre Dame  

1944  On August - 25 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  Marion Carl in D-558-I sets world aircraft speech record, 1,047 kph on this day in history.  

1947  On August - 25 clark Wissler, US cultural anthropologist, dies at 76  

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 this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1956  Alfred C Kinsey, US sexologist (Kinsey Report), dies on this day in history.  

1957  Prince Suvanna Phuma forms govt in LAOS, with Pathet Lao on this day in history.  

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

1963  On August - 25 paul McCartney is fined 31 & 1 yr suspended license for speeding  

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

1965  Moonlight Graham, American baseball player on this day in history.  

1967  Paraguay accepts its constitution on this day in history.  

1967  On this day in history 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 Birthdays In August - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  Ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84) was born on August - 25.  

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

1624  On August - 25 birth of françois de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709)  

1662  On August - 25 birth of john Leverett the Younger, American educator (d. 1724)  

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

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  On this day in history birth of karl Friedrich Bahrdt, German theologian (d. 1792)  

Famous Deaths In August - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0079  On August - 25 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  On August - 25 louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19  

1192  On August - 25 death of hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142)  

1227  On August - 25 ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies  

1270  Louis IX, the Saint, King of France (1226-70), dies from plague at 56 on this day in history.  

1282  On August - 25 death of thomas Cantilupe, English saint (b. ca 1218)  

1330  On August - 25 death of sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286)  

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