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Historical Events Happened In August - 25

Saturday, 25 October 2014

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

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

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

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

1942  On August - 25 sS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth  

1942  On this day in history 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  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 August - 25.  

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

1944  Krijn van den Helm, resistance fighter (KP Leeuwarden), shot to death on this day in history.  

1945  Jewish immigrants are permitted to leave Mauritius for Palestine on August - 25.  

1946  On this day in history 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  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 August - 25.  

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

1950  On August - 25 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1954  On August - 25 ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m)  

1955  On August - 25 last Soviet forces leave Austria  

1956  On this day in history 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 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  On August - 25 paul McCartney is fined 31 & 1 yr suspended license for speeding  

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 this day in history.  

1967  On August - 25 paraguay accepts its constitution  

1967  On this day in history george Lincoln Rockwell, head of American Nazi Party, assassinated  

1968  On this day in history 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 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  John Leverett the Younger, American educator (d. 1724) was born on this day in history.  

1664  On August - 25 birth of johan van de Bergh, Leids regent  

1718  On August - 25 birth of johann Jacob Rowalt, composer  

1724  On August - 25 birth of george Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion)  

1741  On August - 25 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 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  On August - 25 death of hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142)  

1227  On this day in history 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  Death of Sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286) on this day in history.