Historical Events In October - 25
Saturday, 15 June 2019
1975 On October - 25 frank Puglia actor (Black Orchid, Jungle Book), dies at 83
1976 On October - 25 5th Enterprise, approach & lands test (ALT) flight
1976 Gov Wallace grants full pardon to Clarence Norris, last known survivor of 9 Scottsboro Boys who were convicted in 1931 rape on this day in history.
1976 Raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French writer (Last Days), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1978 Israeli Cabinet approves "in principle," a draft compromise peace on this day in history.
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 Ariel Durant, US author (Story of Civilization), dies at 83 on this day in history.
1983 U.S. Marines and U.S. Army troops land on Grenada to evacuate U.S. citizens threatened by the island's unstable political situation on this day in history.
1983 On October - 25 uS invades Grenada, a country 1/2,000 its population (US Wins!)
1983 Hermann Ambrosius, composer, dies at 86 on October - 25.
1984 On October - 25 "Give My Regards to Broad Street" premiers (Gotham Theater-NYC)
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 Elsa Moranet, writer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1986 International Red Cross ousted from South Africa on October - 25.
1986 On October - 25 michael Sergio parachutes into Shea Stadium during game 6 of WS
1986 On this day in history forrest Tucker, actor (O'Rourke-F Troop, Dusty Trail), dies at 67
1987 On October - 25 cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS), dies at 80
1988 On this day in history aBC News reports on potbellied pygmy porkers' popularity as pets
1988 On October - 25 bill Cody, actor (Blazing Justice, Ghost City), dies at 75
1989 On this day in history gerard Walschap, Flemish writer (Men of Goods), dies
1990 On this day in history evander Hollyfield KOs James "Buster" Douglas for HW boxing title
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 this day in history.
1990 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 on this day in history.
1990 NY Daily News goes on strike (lasts through March, 1991) on October - 25.
1991 Bill Graham, rock concert promoter (Filmore, Dylan), dies at 60 on this day in history.
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 October - 25.
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 On October - 25 bobby Riggs, tennis star, dies of prostate cancer at 77
1996 On this day in history eugene Polyakov, dancer, dies at 95
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 this day in history.
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 October - 25.