Historical Events In October - 25
Thursday, 21 March 2019
1930 On October - 25 the first scheduled transcontinental air service began
1930 On this day in history 1st football game in Atlantic City Convention Center
1931 On October - 25 annie Giradot, Paris France, actress (Gypsy, Jacko & Lise)
1932 Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts Company consultant on October - 25.
1932 Lev Nikolayevich Smirenny, cosmonaut on October - 25.
1933 Larry J Hopkins, (Rep-R-KY, 1979- ) on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1937 Belgian govt of Zealand falls due to black money on this day in history.
1938 Japanese troops occupies Hankou & Wuhan on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history george Kaufman/Moss Hart's "Man Who Came to Dinner," premieres in NYC
1939 On October - 25 cornelis JK van Aalst, president Dutch Business Society, dies at 73
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 October - 25 ted Arnold, cricketer (160 runs & 31 wkts in 10 Tests for Eng), dies
1943 On this day in history burma railroad completed & opens
1943 On this day in history h van Zanten, guerrilla leader on North Sumatra, executed
1944 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1944 Battle at Cape Engano: 4 Japanese ships sink on October - 25.
1944 Fake Krist, nazi collaborator, killed on this day in history.
1945 Japanese surrender Taiwan to Gen Chiang Kai-shek on October - 25.
1946 1st trial against nazi war criminals (Neurenberg) on this day in history.
1947 On this day in history "Under the Counter" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 27 perfs
1948 On this day in history special Council of Annulment convicts F Weinreb for collaboration
1950 Battle of Pakchon, Korea starts on October - 25.
1950 Chinese Communist Forces launch first offensive in Korea on this day in history.
1950 Dutch NSB leader C van Gelderen sentenced to life on this day in history.
1951 Peace talks aimed at ending Korean War resumed in Panmunjom on this day in history.