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 This day in History - October 25
408 Historic Events for October 25
1952

French president inaugurates DonzŠre-Mondragonstuw Dam

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1952

Sergei Bortkiewicz, composer, dies at 75

Death
1953

Muffin Spencer-Devlin, Piqua OH, LPGA golfer (1985 MasterCard Pro-Am)

Birth
1953

KIEM TV channel 3 in Eureka, CA (NBC/CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

Event
1953

Dmitri Sjostakovitch completes his 10th Symphony

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1953

Coal mine in Seraing Belgium explodes, 26 die

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1953

Cleveland Browns' QB Otto Graham sets club record with 4 fumbles

Event
1953

Mark Will McNulty, Bindwa Zimbabwe, PGA golfer (1982 Danny Thomas-4th)

Birth
1954

Mike Eruzione, Winthrop Mass, jockey player (Olympics-gold-1980)

Birth
1954

Marika Stiernstedt, Swedish author (Fr”ken Liwin), dies at 78

Death
1955

Danny Darwin, Bonham Texas, pitcher (Pitts Pirates)

Birth
1955

Tappan sells 1st microwave oven

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1955

Branch Rickey steps down as GM of the Pirates

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1955

Austria resumed its sovereignty after departure of last Allied occupation forces, for 1st time since German occupation of 1938

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1956

Matthias Jabs, rock guitarist (Scorpions-Wind of Change)

Birth
1956

White Sox manager Marty Marion resigns. AL Lopez replaces him

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1956

Risto Ryti, Finnish minister/premier/president, dies at 67

Death
1957

Russian minister of Defense Zjoekov deposed

Event
1957

Henry C van de Velde, Flemish painter/architect, dies at 94

Death
1957

Lord Dunsany, [Edward J M D Plunkett], author (Jorkens), dies at 79

Death
1957

Maria "Mary" Beekman, actress (Modern Landhaaien), dies at 73

Death
1957

Umberto "Albert" Anastasia, US gangster (Murder Inc), dies at 55

Death
1957

Robbie Macintosh, rock guitarist/vocalist (Pretenders)

Birth
1958

Mark Miller, Dayton Ohio, actor (Search for Grace, Love Field)

Birth
1958

Kornelia Ender, Halle GDR, swimmer (Olympic-4 gold-1972, 76)

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