Historical Events In October - 25
Thursday, 21 March 2019
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 October - 25.
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 Raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French writer (Last Days), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1978 On October - 25 israeli Cabinet approves "in principle," a draft compromise peace
1980 On this day in history barbra Streisand's "Guilty," album goes #1 for 3 weeks & her single "Woman In Love," goes #1 for 3 weeks
1981 On this day in history ariel Durant, US author (Story of Civilization), dies at 83
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 October - 25.
1983 On this day in history uS invades Grenada, a country 1/2,000 its population (US Wins!)
1983 On October - 25 hermann Ambrosius, composer, dies at 86
1984 "Give My Regards to Broad Street" premiers (Gotham Theater-NYC) on October - 25.
1984 On October - 25 pascale Ogier, actress (Ghost Dance), dies of heart attack at 24
1985 Kosmos 1700 communications satellite placed in geostationary orbit on this day in history.
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 Forrest Tucker, actor (O'Rourke-F Troop, Dusty Trail), dies at 67 on October - 25.
1987 On this day in history cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS), dies at 80
1988 On October - 25 aBC News reports on potbellied pygmy porkers' popularity as pets
1988 Bill Cody, actor (Blazing Justice, Ghost City), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1989 On this day in history gerard Walschap, Flemish writer (Men of Goods), dies
1990 Evander Hollyfield KOs James "Buster" Douglas for HW boxing title on October - 25.
1990 On October - 25 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.
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 October - 25.
1990 On October - 25 nY Daily News goes on strike (lasts through March, 1991)
1991 Bill Graham, rock concert promoter (Filmore, Dylan), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1992 On October - 25 adelino Da Palma Carlos, PM of Portugal (1974), dies
1993 On this day in history jean Chretien succeeds Kim Campbell as Canada's prime minister.
1993 Francisco Velis, El Salvador guerilla leader (FMLN), murdered on October - 25.
1994 On this day in history anthony David Machell Cox, medievalist, dies at 81
1995 Bobby Riggs, tennis star, dies of prostate cancer at 77 on this day in history.
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 On October - 25 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.