Historical Events In August - 25
Friday, 04 December 2020
1940 The first parachute wedding (how do you kiss the bride?) on this day in history.
1940 On this day in history 1st (British) night bombing of Germany (Berlin)
1941 English & Russian troops attack pro-German Iran on August - 25.
1942 Battle of Milne Bay, Papua on August - 25.
1942 SS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth on August - 25.
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 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 On this day in history krijn van den Helm, resistance fighter (KP Leeuwarden), shot to death
1945 On August - 25 jewish immigrants are permitted to leave Mauritius for Palestine
1946 On this day in history 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 On August - 25 clark Wissler, US cultural anthropologist, dies at 76
1948 On August - 25 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 On this day in history uS President Harry Truman orders the Army to take over the railroads to stop a possible strike.
1951 On this day in history cleveland Indians win 16th straight home game
1952 On this day in history det Tiger Virgil Trucks 2nd no-hitter of yr, beats Yankees, 1-0
1954 Ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m) on August - 25.
1955 Last Soviet forces leave Austria on this day in history.
1956 To make room for Enos Slaughter, NY Yanks release Phil Rizzuto on August - 25.
1956 Alfred C Kinsey, US sexologist (Kinsey Report), dies on August - 25.
1957 On this day in history prince Suvanna Phuma forms govt in LAOS, with Pathet Lao
1960 17th summer olympics opens in Rome on this day in history.
1963 On this day in history paul McCartney is fined ť31 & 1 yr suspended license for speeding
1964 On August - 25 the Beatles receive a gold record their third for A Hard Day's Night.
1965 Moonlight Graham, American baseball player on August - 25.
1967 On this day in history paraguay accepts its constitution
1967 On this day in history george Lincoln Rockwell, head of American Nazi Party, assassinated
1968 John George, actor (Kolb-Adventures of Fu Manchu), dies at 70 on August - 25.