Historical Events Happened In August - 25
Thursday, 30 June 2016
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 On this day in history english & Russian troops attack pro-German Iran
1942 On this day in history battle of Milne Bay, Papua
1942 SS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth on August - 25.
1942 George EAE, English prince/earl of St Andrews, dies in battle at 39 on August - 25.
1943 US forces overran New Georgia in Solomon Islands during WW II on this day in history.
1943 10th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 27, Washington 7 (48,471) on August - 25.
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 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 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 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 Clark Wissler, US cultural anthropologist, dies at 76 on August - 25.
1948 Bradman scores 150 in 212 minutes in his last innings at Lord's on August - 25.
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 August - 25.
1950 US President Harry Truman orders the Army to take over the railroads to stop a possible strike on this day in history.
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 On this day in history to make room for Enos Slaughter, NY Yanks release Phil Rizzuto
1956 On August - 25 alfred C Kinsey, US sexologist (Kinsey Report), dies
1957 On this day in history prince Suvanna Phuma forms govt in LAOS, with Pathet Lao
1960 On August - 25 17th summer olympics opens in Rome
1963 Paul McCartney is fined 31 & 1 yr suspended license for speeding on this day in history.
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 Paraguay accepts its constitution on August - 25.
1967 On August - 25 george Lincoln Rockwell, head of American Nazi Party, assassinated
1968 On this day in history john George, actor (Kolb-Adventures of Fu Manchu), dies at 70