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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.  

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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  On August - 25 birth of philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer (d. 1632)  

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

1662  On August - 25 birth of john Leverett the Younger, American educator (d. 1724)  

1664  Johan van de Bergh, Leids regent was born on August - 25.  

1718  Johann Jacob Rowalt, composer was born on this day in history.  

1724  On this day in history birth of george Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion)  

1741  Karl Friedrich Bahrdt, German theologian (d. 1792) was born on August - 25.  

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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  Death of Flavius Gratianus, Emperor of Rome (375-383), murdered at 25 on August - 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 this day in history.  

1227  Ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies on August - 25.  

1270  Louis IX, the Saint, King of France (1226-70), dies from plague at 56 on this day in history.  

1282  On August - 25 death of thomas Cantilupe, English saint (b. ca 1218)  

1330  Death of Sir James Douglas, Scottish soldier (b. 1286) on August - 25.  

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