Historical Events In August - 25
Thursday, 13 May 2021
1971 On August - 25 ted Lewis, [Theodore L Friedman], bandleader, dies at 80
1972 On this day in history juan Carlos Paz, composer, dies at 71
1975 On August - 25 frans van Amelsvoort, choir conductor, dies at 75
1976 Eyvind Johnson, Swedish author (Nobel-1974), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history stan Kenton, orch leader (Music 55), dies at 67
1980 Gower Champion, dancer (Marge & Gower Champion Show), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1981 Jeff Schwartz, sets solo record for trampoline bouncing (266 09) on August - 25.
1981 On August - 25 mark Chapman, John Lennon's murderer, is sentenced to 20 years
1981 On August - 25 the spacecraft Voyager 2 flies past the planet Saturn
1981 Voyager 2's closest approach to Saturn (63,000 miles/100,000 km) on August - 25.
1981 On this day in history jeff Schwartz, sets solo record for trampoline bouncing (266:09)
1982 John AM "Hans" van Tongeren, actor (Hunk), commits suicide at 27 on August - 25.
1983 US & USSR sign $10 billion grain pact on this day in history.
1984 Truman Capote, author (In Cold Blood), dies at 59 on August - 25.
1985 STS 51-I scrubbed at T -9m because of an onboard computer problem on August - 25.
1985 On this day in history samantha Smith, actress (Elizabeth-Lime Street), dies in plane at 13
1986 Allen Case, actor (Deputy, Legend of Jesse James), dies at 51 on this day in history.
1987 Dow Jones industrial stock avg reaches record 2722.42 on this day in history.
1988 Challenger Center opens its classroom doors in Houston on this day in history.
1988 On August - 25 nASA launches space vehicle S-214
1988 On this day in history romanian Chess master Mihai Suba and his son defect to the West during an international tournament in London
1988 Price Daniel, (Gov/Sen-D-Texas), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1989 On August - 25 voyager 2 makes its closest approach to Neptune (0400 GMT)
1989 Gunnar Johnsen Berg, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1990 UN security council authorizes military action against Iraq on this day in history.
1991 Carl Lewis runs 100m in 9.86 seconds on August - 25.
1991 On this day in history don Nute, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 56
1992 Alma Graciela Haro Esmerelda, singer, dies of diabetes at 65 on August - 25.
1993 On this day in history amy Biehl, US activist in South-Africa, murdered at 26
1994 On August - 25 ramdas Nayak, Indies hindu leader/politician, murdered at about 52
1995 On this day in history john Killan Houston Brunner, British sci-fi writer, dies at 60
1996 On August - 25 alexander Colleridge Vanderpuiye Baka Tetteh, actor/lawyer, dies at 64
1997 On August - 25 clodomiro Almeyda Medina, Chilean external minister (1970-73), dies
2007 Forty-four people are dead after two bombs explode in Hyderabad, India on August - 25.