Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions
Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

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  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | Next Page »

Advertisements

Famous Birthdays In August - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  On this day in history birth of ivan IV (the Terrible), 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84)  

1561  Philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer (d. 1632) was born on this day in history.  

1624  Fran├žois de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709) was born on August - 25.  

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 August - 25.  

1741  On August - 25 birth of karl Friedrich Bahrdt, German theologian (d. 1792)  

Advertisements

Famous Deaths In August - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0079  On this day in history gaius Plinius Secundus, [Plinius Maior], Roman admiral/writer, dies  

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  Death of Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142) on August - 25.  

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

1270  On August - 25 louis IX, the Saint, King of France (1226-70), dies from plague at 56  

1282  On this day in history death of thomas Cantilupe, English saint (b. ca 1218)  

1330  On August - 25 death of sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286)  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Will Biden be a better president than Trump?
Yes
No
Don't Know