Historical Events In August - 25
Friday, 03 July 2020
1971 On August - 25 ted Lewis, [Theodore L Friedman], bandleader, dies at 80
1972 Juan Carlos Paz, composer, dies at 71 on August - 25.
1975 Frans van Amelsvoort, choir conductor, dies at 75 on August - 25.
1976 Eyvind Johnson, Swedish author (Nobel-1974), dies at 76 on August - 25.
1979 On this day in history stan Kenton, orch leader (Music 55), dies at 67
1980 On August - 25 gower Champion, dancer (Marge & Gower Champion Show), dies at 60
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 this day in history.
1981 On this day in history jeff Schwartz, sets solo record for trampoline bouncing (266:09)
1982 On this day in history john AM "Hans" van Tongeren, actor (Hunk), commits suicide at 27
1983 US & USSR sign $10 billion grain pact on August - 25.
1984 Truman Capote, author (In Cold Blood), dies at 59 on this day in history.
1985 On this day in history sTS 51-I scrubbed at T -9m because of an onboard computer problem
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 August - 25.
1987 On this day in history dow Jones industrial stock avg reaches record 2722.42
1988 On this day in history challenger Center opens its classroom doors in Houston
1988 On August - 25 nASA launches space vehicle S-214
1988 Romanian Chess master Mihai Suba and his son defect to the West during an international tournament in London on this day in history.
1988 Price Daniel, (Gov/Sen-D-Texas), dies at 77 on August - 25.
1989 On August - 25 voyager 2 makes its closest approach to Neptune (0400 GMT)
1989 Gunnar Johnsen Berg, composer, dies at 80 on August - 25.
1990 On August - 25 uN security council authorizes military action against Iraq
1991 On this day in history carl Lewis runs 100m in 9.86 seconds
1991 Don Nute, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 56 on this day in history.
1992 Alma Graciela Haro Esmerelda, singer, dies of diabetes at 65 on this day in history.
1993 Amy Biehl, US activist in South-Africa, murdered at 26 on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history ramdas Nayak, Indies hindu leader/politician, murdered at about 52
1995 On August - 25 john Killan Houston Brunner, British sci-fi writer, dies at 60
1996 On this day in history alexander Colleridge Vanderpuiye Baka Tetteh, actor/lawyer, dies at 64
1997 On this day in history 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.