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Historical Events Happened In August - 25

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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  English & Russian troops attack pro-German Iran on this day in history.  

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

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

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 August - 25.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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  US President Harry Truman orders the Army to take over the railroads to stop a possible strike on this day in history.  

1951  On this day in history 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  On this day in history ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m)  

1955  On August - 25 last Soviet forces leave Austria  

1956  To make room for Enos Slaughter, NY Yanks release Phil Rizzuto on August - 25.  

1956  On this day in history alfred C Kinsey, US sexologist (Kinsey Report), dies  

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  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  On August - 25 moonlight Graham, American baseball player  

1967  On August - 25 paraguay accepts its constitution  

1967  George Lincoln Rockwell, head of American Nazi Party, assassinated on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1724  On this day in history 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  Gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies on August - 25.  

0383  On August - 25 death of flavius Gratianus, Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 25  

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

1192  Death of Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142) on August - 25.  

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