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Historical Events Happened In August - 25

Thursday, 11 February 2016

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

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

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

1942  Battle of Milne Bay, Papua on August - 25.  

1942  SS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth on this day in history.  

1942  On August - 25 george EAE, English prince/earl of St Andrews, dies in battle at 39  

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 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 August - 25.  

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

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 August - 25.  

1947  Marion Carl in D-558-I sets world aircraft speech record, 1,047 kph on August - 25.  

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

1948  Bradman scores 150 in 212 minutes in his last innings at Lord's on this day in history.  

1950  On this day in history pres Truman orders army to seize control of RR to avert a strike  

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

1950  On August - 25 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 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 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  To make room for Enos Slaughter, NY Yanks release Phil Rizzuto on this day in history.  

1956  On August - 25 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 this day in history 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  On this day in history moonlight Graham, American baseball player  

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  Ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84) was born on August - 25.  

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

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  On this day in history gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies  

0383  On August - 25 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 August - 25 ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies  

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  Death of Sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286) on August - 25.  

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