Historical Events In August - 25
Thursday, 02 July 2020
1940 The first parachute wedding (how do you kiss the bride?) on this day in history.
1940 1st (British) night bombing of Germany (Berlin) on August - 25.
1941 On August - 25 english & Russian troops attack pro-German Iran
1942 Battle of Milne Bay, Papua on this day in history.
1942 On August - 25 sS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth
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 August - 25 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 On August - 25 paris is taken by the Allies. General De Gaulle re-establishes a presence in the capital.
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 August - 25.
1946 On August - 25 28th PGA Championship: Ben Hogan at Portland GC Portland Ore
1947 Marion Carl in D-558-I sets world aircraft speech record, 1,047 kph on this day in history.
1947 Clark Wissler, US cultural anthropologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1948 Bradman scores 150 in 212 minutes in his last innings at Lord's on August - 25.
1950 Pres Truman orders army to seize control of RR to avert a strike on August - 25.
1950 On August - 25 sugar Ray Robinson KOs Jose Basora to win middleweight boxing title
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 August - 25.
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 August - 25 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 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 ť31 & 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 Moonlight Graham, American baseball player on August - 25.
1967 On August - 25 paraguay accepts its constitution
1967 George Lincoln Rockwell, head of American Nazi Party, assassinated on August - 25.
1968 John George, actor (Kolb-Adventures of Fu Manchu), dies at 70 on this day in history.