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Historical Events Happened In August - 25

Monday, 04 May 2015

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

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

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

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

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  US forces overran New Georgia in Solomon Islands during WW II on this day in history.  

1943  On August - 25 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.  

1944  On August - 25 france 2nd Tank division under General Leclerc reaches Notre Dame  

1944  Krijn van den Helm, resistance fighter (KP Leeuwarden), shot to death on August - 25.  

1945  Jewish immigrants are permitted to leave Mauritius for Palestine on this day in history.  

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

1947  On this day in history marion Carl in D-558-I sets world aircraft speech record, 1,047 kph  

1947  On this day in history clark Wissler, US cultural anthropologist, dies at 76  

1948  On this day in history bradman scores 150 in 212 minutes in his last innings at Lord's  

1950  On August - 25 pres Truman orders army to seize control of RR to avert a strike  

1950  Sugar Ray Robinson KOs Jose Basora to win middleweight boxing title on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1952  Det Tiger Virgil Trucks 2nd no-hitter of yr, beats Yankees, 1-0 on August - 25.  

1954  Ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m) on this day in history.  

1955  Last Soviet forces leave Austria on August - 25.  

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 August - 25 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  Johan van de Bergh, Leids regent was born on this day in history.  

1718  Johann Jacob Rowalt, composer was born on August - 25.  

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)  

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  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 this day in history 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  Death of Thomas Cantilupe, English saint (b. ca 1218) on August - 25.  

1330  Death of Sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286) on August - 25.