Historical Events In August - 25
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1971 Ted Lewis, [Theodore L Friedman], bandleader, dies at 80 on August - 25.
1972 On August - 25 juan Carlos Paz, composer, dies at 71
1975 Frans van Amelsvoort, choir conductor, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1976 Eyvind Johnson, Swedish author (Nobel-1974), dies at 76 on August - 25.
1979 Stan Kenton, orch leader (Music 55), dies at 67 on August - 25.
1980 Gower Champion, dancer (Marge & Gower Champion Show), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history jeff Schwartz, sets solo record for trampoline bouncing (266 09)
1981 On this day in history 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 Jeff Schwartz, sets solo record for trampoline bouncing (266:09) on this day in history.
1982 On this day in history john AM "Hans" van Tongeren, actor (Hunk), commits suicide at 27
1983 On August - 25 uS & USSR sign $10 billion grain pact
1984 Truman Capote, author (In Cold Blood), dies at 59 on August - 25.
1985 On this day in history sTS 51-I scrubbed at T -9m because of an onboard computer problem
1985 Samantha Smith, actress (Elizabeth-Lime Street), dies in plane at 13 on this day in history.
1986 On August - 25 allen Case, actor (Deputy, Legend of Jesse James), dies at 51
1987 On August - 25 dow Jones industrial stock avg reaches record 2722.42
1988 On August - 25 challenger Center opens its classroom doors in Houston
1988 NASA launches space vehicle S-214 on August - 25.
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 On this day in history price Daniel, (Gov/Sen-D-Texas), dies at 77
1989 Voyager 2 makes its closest approach to Neptune (0400 GMT) on this day in history.
1989 Gunnar Johnsen Berg, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1990 UN security council authorizes military action against Iraq on August - 25.
1991 Carl Lewis runs 100m in 9.86 seconds on August - 25.
1991 Don Nute, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 56 on August - 25.
1992 On this day in history alma Graciela Haro Esmerelda, singer, dies of diabetes at 65
1993 On this day in history amy Biehl, US activist in South-Africa, murdered at 26
1994 Ramdas Nayak, Indies hindu leader/politician, murdered at about 52 on August - 25.
1995 John Killan Houston Brunner, British sci-fi writer, dies at 60 on August - 25.
1996 Alexander Colleridge Vanderpuiye Baka Tetteh, actor/lawyer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
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.