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Historical Events Happened In August - 25

Thursday, 18 December 2014

1940  On this day in history 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  On this day in history battle of Milne Bay, Papua  

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

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

1943  On August - 25 uS forces overran New Georgia in Solomon Islands during WW II  

1943  On this day in history 10th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 27, Washington 7 (48,471)  

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

1944  On August - 25 krijn van den Helm, resistance fighter (KP Leeuwarden), shot to death  

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  On this day in history clark Wissler, US cultural anthropologist, dies at 76  

1948  Bradman scores 150 in 212 minutes in his last innings at Lord's on August - 25.  

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

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

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

1951  Cleveland Indians win 16th straight home game on August - 25.  

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 August - 25.  

1955  On August - 25 last Soviet forces leave Austria  

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

1956  Alfred C Kinsey, US sexologist (Kinsey Report), dies on August - 25.  

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  On this day in history 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  George Lincoln Rockwell, head of American Nazi Party, assassinated on August - 25.  

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  Ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 August - 25 birth of johann Jacob Rowalt, composer  

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 this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0079  Gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies on this day in history.  

0383  Death of Flavius Gratianus, Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 25 on August - 25.  

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

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

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

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