Historical Events In October - 25
Saturday, 15 June 2019
1930 On this day in history the first scheduled transcontinental air service began
1930 1st football game in Atlantic City Convention Center on this day in history.
1931 Annie Giradot, Paris France, actress (Gypsy, Jacko & Lise) on October - 25.
1932 On October - 25 dutch 2nd Chamber accepts Company consultant
1932 Lev Nikolayevich Smirenny, cosmonaut on this day in history.
1933 Larry J Hopkins, (Rep-R-KY, 1979- ) on this day in history.
1933 On October - 25 lillian Hall-Davies actress (Farmer's Wife, Ring), dies at 36
1935 Hurricane-produced floods kill 2,000 in Jeremie & Jacmel Haiti on October - 25.
1936 Hitler and Mussolini form the Rome-Berlin Axis on this day in history.
1936 On October - 25 the birth of Martin Gilbert, Winston Churchill's official biographer
1936 Jaime de Magalhes Lima, Portuguese author/poet, dies at 76 on October - 25.
1937 Belgian govt of Zealand falls due to black money on October - 25.
1938 On this day in history japanese troops occupies Hankou & Wuhan
1939 On October - 25 george Kaufman/Moss Hart's "Man Who Came to Dinner," premieres in NYC
1939 Cornelis JK van Aalst, president Dutch Business Society, dies at 73 on October - 25.
1940 Benjamin O Davis Dr became 1st Black general in US Army on this day in history.
1941 On October - 25 16,000 Jews massacred in Odessa Ukraine
1942 On October - 25 3rd day of battle at El Alamein: British offensive
1942 On this day in history ted Arnold, cricketer (160 runs & 31 wkts in 10 Tests for Eng), dies
1943 Burma railroad completed & opens on October - 25.
1943 H van Zanten, guerrilla leader on North Sumatra, executed on October - 25.
1944 During Battle of Leyte Gulf in Battle of Surigao Straits, U.S. battleships execute the maneuver of "crossing the tee" of the Japanese forces. In Battle Off Samar, escort carriers, destroyers and destroyer escorts heroically resist attacks of Japanese Center Force. In Battle Off Cape Engano, 3rd Fleet carriers attack Japanese Northern Force sinking several small carriers on this day in history.
1944 On October - 25 hMCS SKEENA (RCN), lost at Reykjavik, Iceland - driven ashore in heavy gale and wrecked.
1944 Japanese navy defeated at battle of Leyte Gulf on October - 25.
1944 On this day in history battle at Cape Engano: 4 Japanese ships sink
1944 On October - 25 fake Krist, nazi collaborator, killed
1945 Japanese surrender Taiwan to Gen Chiang Kai-shek on this day in history.
1946 On this day in history 1st trial against nazi war criminals (Neurenberg)
1947 On October - 25 "Under the Counter" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 27 perfs
1948 Special Council of Annulment convicts F Weinreb for collaboration on this day in history.
1950 On October - 25 battle of Pakchon, Korea starts
1950 Chinese Communist Forces launch first offensive in Korea on October - 25.
1950 Dutch NSB leader C van Gelderen sentenced to life on this day in history.
1951 On October - 25 peace talks aimed at ending Korean War resumed in Panmunjom