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 This day in History - October 25
408 Historic Events for October 25
1929

James Lillywhite Jr, cricketer (two Tests for England 1877), dies

Death
1930

1st football game in Atlantic City Convention Center

Event
1930

1st scheduled transcontinental air service began

Event
1931

Annie Giradot, Paris France, actress (Gypsy, Jacko and Lise)

Birth
1932

Mussolini promises to remain dictator for 30 years

Event
1932

Lev Nikolayevich Smirenny, cosmonaut

Birth
1932

Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts Company consultant

Event
1933

Lillian Hall-Davies actress (Farmer's Wife, Ring), dies at 36

Death
1933

Ron Archer, cricketer (Aussie all-rounder mid-50's)

Birth
1933

Roy Swetman, cricketer (England wicket-keeper late 50's)

Birth
1933

Larry J Hopkins, (Rep-R-KY, 1979- )

Birth
1935

Hurricane-produced floods kill 2,000 in Jeremie and Jacmel Haiti

Event
1935

Zdenek Pololanik, composer

Birth
1935

Russell Luis Schweickart, Neptune NJ, astronaut (Apollo 9)

Birth
1936

Alan Smith, cricket wicket-keeper (England1962-63 Aust-NZ tour)

Birth
1936

Jaime de Magalhes Lima, Portuguese author/poet, dies at 76

Death
1937

Belgian govt of Zealand falls due to black money

Event
1937

Casey Stengel signs to manage Boston Bees

Event
1938

Japanese troops occupies Hankou and Wuhan

Event
1938

Robert Webster, Berkeley Cal, diver (Oly-gold-1960, 64)

Birth
1939

Cornelis JK van Aalst, president Dutch Business Society, dies at 73

Death
1939

George Kaufman/Moss Hart's "Man Who Came to Dinner," premieres in NYC

Event
1939

Nylon stockings go on sale in US for 1st time

Event
1939

William Saroyan's "Time of Your Life," premieres in NYC

Event
1940

Bobby Knight, college basketball coach (Indiana, Olympic-gold-1984)

Birth