Historical Events In August - 25
Tuesday, 17 May 2022
1940 On this day in history the first parachute wedding (how do you kiss the bride?)
1940 On August - 25 1st (British) night bombing of Germany (Berlin)
1941 English & Russian troops attack pro-German Iran on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1943 US forces overran New Georgia in Solomon Islands during WW II on August - 25.
1943 10th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 27, Washington 7 (48,471) on this day in history.
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 Paris is taken by the Allies. General De Gaulle re-establishes a presence in the capital on this day in history.
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 On August - 25 jewish immigrants are permitted to leave Mauritius for Palestine
1946 On August - 25 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 On August - 25 clark Wissler, US cultural anthropologist, dies at 76
1948 Bradman scores 150 in 212 minutes in his last innings at Lord's on this day in history.
1950 Pres Truman orders army to seize control of RR to avert a strike on this day in history.
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 August - 25.
1951 On this day in history cleveland Indians win 16th straight home game
1952 Det Tiger Virgil Trucks 2nd no-hitter of yr, beats Yankees, 1-0 on August - 25.
1954 On this day in history ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m)
1955 On this day in history last Soviet forces leave Austria
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 Prince Suvanna Phuma forms govt in LAOS, with Pathet Lao on this day in history.
1960 On August - 25 17th summer olympics opens in Rome
1963 Paul McCartney is fined ť31 & 1 yr suspended license for speeding on this day in history.
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 this day in history paraguay accepts its constitution
1967 George Lincoln Rockwell, head of American Nazi Party, assassinated on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history john George, actor (Kolb-Adventures of Fu Manchu), dies at 70