Historical Events In August - 25
Thursday, 22 April 2021
1940 On this day in history the first parachute wedding (how do you kiss the bride?)
1940 On this day in history 1st (British) night bombing of Germany (Berlin)
1941 On August - 25 english & Russian troops attack pro-German Iran
1942 On August - 25 battle of Milne Bay, Papua
1942 SS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth on August - 25.
1942 On this day in history 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 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 August - 25.
1944 Paris is taken by the Allies. General De Gaulle re-establishes a presence in the capital on this day in history.
1944 On this day in history france 2nd Tank division under General Leclerc reaches Notre Dame
1944 On August - 25 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 On this day in history marion Carl in D-558-I sets world aircraft speech record, 1,047 kph
1947 Clark Wissler, US cultural anthropologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.
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 August - 25.
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 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 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 this day in history 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 On August - 25 paul McCartney is fined ť31 & 1 yr suspended license for speeding
1964 The Beatles receive a gold record their third for A Hard Day's Night on this day in history.
1965 On this day in history moonlight Graham, American baseball player
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 On this day in history john George, actor (Kolb-Adventures of Fu Manchu), dies at 70