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 This day in History - February 25
440 Historic Events for February 25
1984

Oil fire in Cubatao Brazil kills 500

Event
1986

Thousands of Egyptian military police riot, destroy 2 luxury hotel

Event
1986

Iran conquerors Iraq peninsula Fao

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1986

Corazon Aquino becomes president of Philippines, Marcos flees

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1986

28th Grammy Awards: We Are the World, Sade, Phil Collins wins

Event
1987

LaMarr Hoyt is banned from baseball for 1987, due to drug abuse

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1987

Michael Jordan, scores Chicago Bull record 58 points in a game

Event
1987

James Coco, actor (Joe-Dumplings), dies at 58

Death
1987

US Supreme Court upholds (5-4) affirmative action

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1988

Amapola Del Vando, actress (Cowboy), dies at 78

Death
1988

Bruce Springsteen "Tunnel of Love Tour," begins in Worcester Mass

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1988

South Korea adopts constitution

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1989

Dallas Cowboys fire coach Tom Landry after a 29-year career

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1989

1st independent blue-collar labor union in Communist Hungary forms

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1989

Mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

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1989

Javed Miandad scores 271 v NZ at Eden Park

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1989

Dallas Cowboys' new owner fires 29-year coach Tom Landry

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1989

Lowest baramotric pressure in Netherlands (956.7 mbar at De Bilt)

Event
1990

Deborra Hampton, actress (Crossroads, 2 of a Kind), dies at 30

Death
1990

Australia beat Pakistan 2-0 to win the Cricket World Series Cup

Event
1990

On a BBC taped interview, rock star Stevie Nicks breaks down, saying that she will never have children and no man can stand her for long

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1990

Nicaraguans votes out Sandinistas

Event
1991

Bruce McNall, Wayne Gretzky and John Candy buy CFL's Toronto Argonauts

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1991

Andrew Jones scores twin Test Cricket tons v Sri Lanka (122 and 100*)

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1991

US, barracks in Dhahran Saudi Arabia, hit by scud missile, kills 28

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