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 This day in History - February 25
440 Historic Events for February 25
1941

Boston Bruins set NHL record of 23-game unbeaten streak (15-0-8)

Event
1941

February strike against persecution of Jews, in Amsterdam

Event
1942

Leo Ascher, composer, dies at 61

Death
1943

Maryann Amacher, composer

Birth
1943

George Harrison, rocker (Beatle/Travelling Willberries-My Sweet Lord)

Birth
1943

Sally Jessy Raphael, TV talk show host (Sally) [or May 25]

Birth
1943

Vietminh forms Indo Chinese Democratic Front

Event
1944

Kristina Holland, Fayetteville NC, (Tina-Courtship of Eddie's Father)

Birth
1944

Karen Grassle, Berkeley Ca, actress (Caroline-Little House on Prairie)

Birth
1944

US 1st Army completes invasion plan

Event
1945

M rio R de Morais Andrade, Brazilian poet/folklorist, dies at 51

Death
1945

US aircraft carriers attack Tokyo

Event
1945

Shivadhar Srinivasa Naipaul, Trinidad, novelist, essayist (Fireflies)

Birth
1945

Elkie Brooks, Manchester England, rocker (Pearl's a Singer)

Birth
1946

F Xaver Kroetz, writer

Birth
1947

Lee Edward Evans, Madera Calif, 400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-1968)

Birth
1947

Eddie Thomson, Australian soccer coach (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

Birth
1947

Lewis Moonie, British MP

Birth
1947

Friedrich Paschen, German physicist, dies at 82

Death
1948

G B Warren, British biochemist

Birth
1948

Communists seize Czechoslovakia/C Gottwald becomes premier

Event
1949

Lord Sempill

Birth
1949

WAC Corporal rocket achieves height of 400k (record)

Event
1950

Anthony Lloyd, British MP

Birth
1950

Neil Jordan, director (Crying Game)

Birth