Historical Events In July - 25
Wednesday, 24 April 2019
1930 On this day in history phila Athletics triple steal in 1st & 4th innings vs Cleveland
1930 On this day in history maureen Forrester, Montreal Canada, contralto (Ressurection Symphony)
1932 On this day in history cyriel Buysse, Flemish baron/writer (It Bolleken), dies [or 1936]
1933 1st Dutch live radio concert: Duke Ellington on this day in history.
1934 Failed nazi coup in Austria on July - 25.
1934 Engelbert Dollfuss, Austrian chancellor assassinated by nazis on this day in history.
1935 On July - 25 c Jackson discovers asteroid #1641 Tana
1936 G Neujmin discovers asteroid #3761 on this day in history.
1936 115 acre Orchard Beach opens in the Bronx on this day in history.
1937 On this day in history the birth of Colin Renfrew, British archaeologist
1938 Jewish artisans not allowed in Germany on July - 25.
1939 5th & last Dutch govt of Colijn, forms on July - 25.
1940 On July - 25 john Sigmund begins swimming for 89 hrs 46 mins in the Mississippi R
1941 On July - 25 fDR bans selling benzine/gasoline to Japan
1942 German troops occupy Rostov on this day in history.
1943 Benito Mussolini dismissed as premier of Italy during WW II on July - 25.
1943 Benito Mussolini, the Italian dictator, forced to resign on July - 25.
1943 With American and British forces racing across Sicily, Italian King Emmanuel III, acting under the recommendation of the Fascist Grand Council, dismissed Fascist leader Benito Mussolini and placed him under arrest on July - 25.
1943 On this day in history 1st warship named for a Black person, SS Leonard Roy Harmon, launched
1944 The breakout from the Normandy beaches begins on this day in history.
1944 The first jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262) on this day in history.
1944 -26] Japanse banzai-attack on Guam on July - 25.
1944 On July - 25 lesley J McNair, US lt-general, killed by US bomb at St-Lo
1946 The first bikini is shown at a Paris fashion show on this day in history.
1946 On this day in history uS detonates underwater A-bomb at Bikini (5th atomic explosion)
1946 On this day in history narziss Oh, German psychology, dies
1947 On this day in history uS Air Force, Navy & War Dept form US Dept of Defense
1947 On this day in history uS Deptartment of the Army created
1950 On this day in history goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroids #1799 Koussevitzky, #1822 Waterman & #2842
1951 On July - 25 l Boyer discovers asteroid #1714 Sy
1952 Commonwealth of Puerto Rico created (Constitution Day) on this day in history.
1952 On this day in history goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #1788 Kiess
1952 Herbert Murrill, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1953 On July - 25 nYC transit fare rises from 10. to 15., first use of subway tokens