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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  On August - 25 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  On August - 25 birth of fran├žois de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (d. 1709)  

1662  On this day in history birth of john Leverett the Younger, American educator (d. 1724)  

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

1718  On August - 25 birth of johann Jacob Rowalt, composer  

1724  On August - 25 birth of george Stubbs, England, animal painter (House Frightened by Lion)  

1741  Karl Friedrich Bahrdt, German theologian (d. 1792) was born on this day in history.  

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

0882  On this day in history louis III, King of France (879-82), dies at 19  

1192  Death of Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142) on this day in history.  

1227  On this day in history ghengis Khan, [Temudjin], founded Mongolia, dies  

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

1282  Death of Thomas Cantilupe, English saint (b. ca 1218) on this day in history.  

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

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