Historical Events In October - 25
Friday, 07 August 2020
1930 The first scheduled transcontinental air service began on this day in history.
1930 1st football game in Atlantic City Convention Center on October - 25.
1931 Annie Giradot, Paris France, actress (Gypsy, Jacko & Lise) on this day in history.
1932 On this day in history dutch 2nd Chamber accepts Company consultant
1932 On October - 25 lev Nikolayevich Smirenny, cosmonaut
1933 On this day in history larry J Hopkins, (Rep-R-KY, 1979- )
1933 On this day in history lillian Hall-Davies actress (Farmer's Wife, Ring), dies at 36
1935 On this day in history hurricane-produced floods kill 2,000 in Jeremie & Jacmel Haiti
1936 Hitler and Mussolini form the Rome-Berlin Axis on October - 25.
1936 The birth of Martin Gilbert, Winston Churchill's official biographer on this day in history.
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 Japanese troops occupies Hankou & Wuhan on October - 25.
1939 George Kaufman/Moss Hart's "Man Who Came to Dinner," premieres in NYC on October - 25.
1939 On October - 25 cornelis JK van Aalst, president Dutch Business Society, dies at 73
1940 On this day in history benjamin O Davis Dr became 1st Black general in US Army
1941 On this day in history 16,000 Jews massacred in Odessa Ukraine
1942 On this day in history 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 On October - 25 burma railroad completed & opens
1943 H van Zanten, guerrilla leader on North Sumatra, executed on October - 25.
1944 On October - 25 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.
1944 HMCS SKEENA (RCN), lost at Reykjavik, Iceland - driven ashore in heavy gale and wrecked on this day in history.
1944 On October - 25 japanese navy defeated at battle of Leyte Gulf
1944 Battle at Cape Engano: 4 Japanese ships sink on October - 25.
1944 On October - 25 fake Krist, nazi collaborator, killed
1945 Japanese surrender Taiwan to Gen Chiang Kai-shek on this day in history.
1946 1st trial against nazi war criminals (Neurenberg) on this day in history.
1947 "Under the Counter" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 27 perfs on this day in history.
1948 Special Council of Annulment convicts F Weinreb for collaboration on October - 25.
1950 Battle of Pakchon, Korea starts on this day in history.
1950 On October - 25 chinese Communist Forces launch first offensive in Korea.
1950 On October - 25 dutch NSB leader C van Gelderen sentenced to life
1951 Peace talks aimed at ending Korean War resumed in Panmunjom on October - 25.