Historical Events In October - 25
Friday, 07 August 2020
1975 Frank Puglia actor (Black Orchid, Jungle Book), dies at 83 on this day in history.
1976 5th Enterprise, approach & lands test (ALT) flight on this day in history.
1976 On this day in history gov Wallace grants full pardon to Clarence Norris, last known survivor of 9 Scottsboro Boys who were convicted in 1931 rape
1976 On this day in history raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French writer (Last Days), dies at 73
1978 Israeli Cabinet approves "in principle," a draft compromise peace on October - 25.
1980 Barbra Streisand's "Guilty," album goes #1 for 3 weeks & her single "Woman In Love," goes #1 for 3 weeks on October - 25.
1981 On October - 25 ariel Durant, US author (Story of Civilization), dies at 83
1983 On this day in history u.S. Marines and U.S. Army troops land on Grenada to evacuate U.S. citizens threatened by the island's unstable political situation.
1983 US invades Grenada, a country 1/2,000 its population (US Wins!) on October - 25.
1983 On this day in history hermann Ambrosius, composer, dies at 86
1984 "Give My Regards to Broad Street" premiers (Gotham Theater-NYC) on October - 25.
1984 On this day in history pascale Ogier, actress (Ghost Dance), dies of heart attack at 24
1985 Kosmos 1700 communications satellite placed in geostationary orbit on October - 25.
1985 On October - 25 elsa Moranet, writer, dies at 67
1986 On October - 25 international Red Cross ousted from South Africa
1986 Michael Sergio parachutes into Shea Stadium during game 6 of WS on October - 25.
1986 Forrest Tucker, actor (O'Rourke-F Troop, Dusty Trail), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1987 On this day in history cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS), dies at 80
1988 ABC News reports on potbellied pygmy porkers' popularity as pets on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history bill Cody, actor (Blazing Justice, Ghost City), dies at 75
1989 Gerard Walschap, Flemish writer (Men of Goods), dies on this day in history.
1990 Evander Hollyfield KOs James "Buster" Douglas for HW boxing title on this day in history.
1990 In the Hindu Kush Region a 6.0 earthquake killed 11 people and more then 250 injured and damage in the Chitral-Mardan-Malakand area, Pakistan. Felt throughout northern and central Pakistan on October - 25.
1990 On this day in history new Zealand's voters ousted the Labour Party of Mike Moore giving the National Party under James Bolger the biggest election victory in more than 50 years.
1990 On October - 25 nY Daily News goes on strike (lasts through March, 1991)
1991 On October - 25 bill Graham, rock concert promoter (Filmore, Dylan), dies at 60
1992 On this day in history adelino Da Palma Carlos, PM of Portugal (1974), dies
1993 Jean Chretien succeeds Kim Campbell as Canada's prime minister on this day in history.
1993 Francisco Velis, El Salvador guerilla leader (FMLN), murdered on this day in history.
1994 Anthony David Machell Cox, medievalist, dies at 81 on October - 25.
1995 Bobby Riggs, tennis star, dies of prostate cancer at 77 on October - 25.
1996 Eugene Polyakov, dancer, dies at 95 on this day in history.
1999 The dress that Marilyn Monroe wore to sing "Happy Birthday, Mr President" to President John F Kennedy is sold for $US1,267,500 -- a record for an item of clothing at auction on October - 25.
2000 Stormy seas prevent divers from entering the nuclear submarine Kursk a day after naval officials reveal evidence that more than 23 seamen had survived the initial explosions that sank the vessel on this day in history.