Historical Events In October - 25
Friday, 07 August 2020
1951 On October - 25 the Conservative Party, led by Winston Churchill, wins the General Election
1952 1st Dutch edition of youth magazine "Donald Duck" on this day in history.
1952 Sergei Bortkiewicz, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1953 On this day in history cleveland Browns' QB Otto Graham sets club record with 4 fumbles
1956 Risto Ryti, Finnish minister/premier/president, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1957 Henry C van de Velde, Flemish painter/architect, dies at 94 on October - 25.
1959 On this day in history bob Murphy, TV host (RFD America), dies at 42
1960 On this day in history the first electronic wrist watch placed on sale, NYC
1960 On this day in history jose Padilla, composer, dies at 71
1961 Peter Jensen, co-inventer (loud speaker), dies at 75 on October - 25.
1962 110th member of the UN admitted (Uganda) on October - 25.
1962 American author John Steinbeck awarded Nobel Prize in literature on October - 25.
1962 On October - 25 photographic evidence of Soviet missile bases in Cuba is presented to the U.N. Security council by U.S. Ambassador Adlai Stevenson.
1962 Stevenson demands USSR amb Zorin answer regarding Cuban missile bases saying "I am prepared to wait for my answer until hell freezes over" on October - 25.
1963 On this day in history beatles begin their 1st full foreign tour in Sweden
1963 On this day in history abu-Bakr Khairat, composer, dies at 53
1964 On this day in history eric Cooke, the "Moonstruck Murderer," is hanged in Perth for multiple killings.
1964 On this day in history viking Jim Marshall runs 66 yards in the wrong direction for a safety
1964 On October - 25 belle Montrose, actress (Mrs Harrison-Hathaways), dies at 78
1965 Rolling Stones release "Get Off of My Cloud" on this day in history.
1966 On October - 25 operation Sea Dragon logistics interdiction began.
1968 Chicago recognizes Jean Baptiste Pointe de Sable as its 1st settler on October - 25.
1968 On this day in history yoko Ono announces she is having John Lennon's baby
1968 Jean Schlumberger, French writer (Passions), dies on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history rudolf Forster, actor (Threepenny Opera, Tonio Kroeger), dies at 84
1971 On October - 25 roy Disney dedicates Walt Disney World
1971 On this day in history the United Nations votes to expel Taiwan and admit mainland China.
1971 UN General Assembly admits Mainland China & expels Taiwan on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (King Lear), dies at 82
1972 Norman Norell [Levinson], US fashion designer, dies at 72 on October - 25.
1973 Chris Wills wins 1st National hang-gliding championship on this day in history.
1973 Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian marathoner (Oly-gold 1960, 64), dies at 46 on this day in history.
1974 On October - 25 wings release "Junior's Farm"
1975 On October - 25 uSSR's Venera 10 makes day-side Venus landing