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Historical Events Happened In August - 25

Monday, 26 September 2016

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  On August - 25 sS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth  

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  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  Paris is taken by the Allies. General De Gaulle re-establishes a presence in the capital on August - 25.  

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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  On this day in history 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 August - 25.  

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  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 August - 25.  

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

1952  On August - 25 det Tiger Virgil Trucks 2nd no-hitter of yr, beats Yankees, 1-0  

1954  On this day in history ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m)  

1955  On this day in history last Soviet forces leave Austria  

1956  On this day in history 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  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 August - 25.  

1967  On August - 25 paraguay accepts its constitution  

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

1968  John George, actor (Kolb-Adventures of Fu Manchu), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  On August - 25 birth of ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84)  

1561  Philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer (d. 1632) was born on this day in history.  

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  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 August - 25.  

1741  On this day in history 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 August - 25 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 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  On August - 25 death of thomas Cantilupe, English saint (b. ca 1218)  

1330  On this day in history death of sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286)  

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