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 This day in History - October 25
408 Historic Events for October 25
1918

Canadian steamship "Princess Sophia" hit a reef off Alaska, 398 die

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1920

Alexander, king of Greece (1917-20), dies after ape bite at 27

Death
1921

Michael I, King of Romania (1927-30, 40-47)

Birth
1921

Brian Malzard Foss, psychologist

Birth
1923

Senate committee publishes 1st report on Teapot Dome scandal

Event
1923

Bobby Thomson, HR hitter (Giants win the pennant)

Birth
1924

"Little Orphan Annie" comic strip 1st published

Event
1924

Billy Barty, Millsboro Pa, 3'9" actor (Under the Rainbow, Foul Play)

Birth
1925

Lester Patrick takes over NY Rangers

Event
1925

Rightist German ministers disavows Treaty of Locarno

Event
1925

Yakov Rylskly, USSR, sabre team (Olympic-bronze-1956)

Birth
1926

Biff McGuire, New Haven Ct, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter)

Birth
1926

Galina Vishnevskaya, Leningrad, soprano (Madama Butterfly)

Birth
1926

Frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68

Death
1926

Lester Patrick becomes 1st coach and gm of NY Rangers

Event
1927

Barbara Cook, Atlanta Ga, stage singer/actress (Music Man)

Birth
1927

Franklin "Bud" Held, javelin world champ (1949, 51, 53-55)

Birth
1927

Hedley Keith, cricketer (solid left-handed for S Africa in the 1950's)

Birth
1928

Anthony Franciosa, [Papaleo], NYC, actor (Jeff-Name of the Game)

Birth
1928

Jeanne Cooper, Minneapolis, actress (Kay-Young and Restless)

Birth
1928

Marion Ross, Albert Lea Mn, actress (Marion-Happy Days, Bkln Bridge)

Birth
1929

Former Interior Sec Albert Fall convicted of accepting $100,000 bribe

Event
1929

Roger John Tayler, astrophysicist

Birth
1929

Peter Rhmkorf, writer

Birth
1929

Peter Loader, cricketer (England quick in 13 Tests 1954-59, later WA)

Birth