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Historical Events Happened In August - 25

Friday, 28 November 2014

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

1940  On this day in history 1st (British) night bombing of Germany (Berlin)  

1941  English & Russian troops attack pro-German Iran on August - 25.  

1942  Battle of Milne Bay, Papua on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history 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  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  On August - 25 paris is taken by the Allies. General De Gaulle re-establishes a presence in the capital.  

1944  France 2nd Tank division under General Leclerc reaches Notre Dame on August - 25.  

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 August - 25.  

1946  28th PGA Championship: Ben Hogan at Portland GC Portland Ore on August - 25.  

1947  On August - 25 marion Carl in D-558-I sets world aircraft speech record, 1,047 kph  

1947  On August - 25 clark Wissler, US cultural anthropologist, dies at 76  

1948  On August - 25 bradman scores 150 in 212 minutes in his last innings at Lord's  

1950  Pres Truman orders army to seize control of RR to avert a strike on this day in history.  

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

1950  On this day in history uS President Harry Truman orders the Army to take over the railroads to stop a possible strike.  

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 this day in history.  

1954  Ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m) on August - 25.  

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 this day in history moonlight Graham, American baseball player  

1967  Paraguay accepts its constitution on this day in history.  

1967  George Lincoln Rockwell, head of American Nazi Party, assassinated on August - 25.  

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 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 August - 25 birth of françois de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709)  

1662  John Leverett the Younger, American educator (d. 1724) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of george Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion)  

1741  Karl Friedrich Bahrdt, German theologian (d. 1792) was born on August - 25.  

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 August - 25.  

0882  On August - 25 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 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 August - 25.  

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