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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.  

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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  Philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer (d. 1632) was born on August - 25.  

1624  On this day in history birth of fran├žois de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709)  

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 this day in history.  

1741  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142)  

1227  On August - 25 ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies  

1270  On this day in history 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  Death of Sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286) on August - 25.  

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