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Historical Events Happened In August - 25

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

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

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  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 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 August - 25.  

1944  Paris is taken by the Allies. General De Gaulle re-establishes a presence in the capital on this day in history.  

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1944  France 2nd Tank division under General Leclerc reaches Notre Dame on this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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  Clark Wissler, US cultural anthropologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

1950  On this day in history 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  On August - 25 uS President Harry Truman orders the Army to take over the railroads to stop a possible strike.  

1951  On August - 25 cleveland Indians win 16th straight home game  

1952  Det Tiger Virgil Trucks 2nd no-hitter of yr, beats Yankees, 1-0 on this day in history.  

1954  On August - 25 ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m)  

1955  Last Soviet forces leave Austria on this day in history.  

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 August - 25.  

1957  Prince Suvanna Phuma forms govt in LAOS, with Pathet Lao on August - 25.  

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 August - 25.  

1965  On August - 25 moonlight Graham, American baseball player  

1967  Paraguay accepts its constitution on August - 25.  

1967  On this day in history george Lincoln Rockwell, head of American Nazi Party, assassinated  

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  Ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84) was born on this day in history.  

1561  On August - 25 birth of philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer (d. 1632)  

1624  François de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709) was born on this day in history.  

1662  John Leverett the Younger, American educator (d. 1724) was born on August - 25.  

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 August - 25 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  Gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies on August - 25.  

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 this day in history.  

1192  Death of Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142) on this day in history.  

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 August - 25.  

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

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