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Historical Events For August - 25

Monday, 24 July 2017

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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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 this day in history jewish immigrants are permitted to leave Mauritius for Palestine  

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

1947  On August - 25 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  Bradman scores 150 in 212 minutes in his last innings at Lord's on August - 25.  

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

1950  On this day in history sugar Ray Robinson KOs Jose Basora to win middleweight boxing title  

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

1951  On this day in history cleveland Indians win 16th straight home game  

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  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  17th summer olympics opens in Rome on August - 25.  

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  Moonlight Graham, American baseball player on August - 25.  

1967  On this day in history paraguay accepts its constitution  

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  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of john Leverett the Younger, American educator (d. 1724)  

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  On August - 25 birth of karl Friedrich Bahrdt, German theologian (d. 1792)  

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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  Death of Flavius Gratianus, Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 25 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1270  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286)  

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