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 This day in History - October 25
408 Historic Events for October 25
1869

John Heisman, pioneering football coach/trophy namesake

Birth
1869

August Otto Halm, composer

Birth
1870

Pimlico Race Course opens in Baltimore

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1870

Postcards 1st used in US

Event
1875

Peter Tsjaikofsky's "1st Pianoconcert up. 23" premieres in Boston

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1876

Ida von Dringsfeld, German writer (Schelde bis zur Mas), dies at 60

Death
1877

Henry Norris Russell, astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram)

Birth
1878

Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer, dies at 89

Death
1878

Nico van Suchtelen, Dutch publisher

Birth
1879

Mayhew Lake, composer

Birth
1879

Jean Rogister, composer

Birth
1881

Pablo Picasso, Malaga Spain, artist (3 Dancers, Guernica)

Birth
1881

Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday and Clanton engage in "Shootout at OK Corral"

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1882

Heinrich Max Ludwig, composer

Birth
1884

Eduardo Barrios, Chile, novelist (The Love-Crazed Boy)

Birth
1884

1st World Series OK by AA, Providence (NL) sweeps NY Mets (AA) in 3

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1885

John Brahms' 4th Symphony in E, premieres

Event
1887

Willem CN Andriessen, Dutch composer/pianist (Beethoven)

Birth
1888

Fran‡ois Pauwels, Dutch writer/attorney

Birth
1888

Richard E Byrd, Virginia, admiral/polar explorer (1926)

Birth
1889

Abel Gance, French film pioneer/actor (Napol‚on, J'accuse)

Birth
1891

1st International 6 day bike race (NY MSG) ends

Event
1892

Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison, 1st lady (1889-1892), dies at 60

Death
1893

Battle of Shangani, Matabeleland: Dr Jameson beats Ndebeles

Event
1895

Levi Eshkol, [Sjkolnik], Israeli PM (MWP) (1963-69)

Birth