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 This day in History - February 25
440 Historic Events for February 25
1862

Paper currency (greenbacks) introduced in US by Pres Abraham Lincoln

Event
1863

Congress creates national banking system, comptroller of currency

Event
1865

Otto Ludwig, German writer (Zwischen Himmel und Erde), dies at 47

Death
1866

Benedetto Croce, Italy, humanist/historian/editor/philosopher

Birth
1868

Anthony J Block, Dutch lawyer (strafproces)

Birth
1870

Hiram Revels, is sworn in as 1st black member of Congress (Sen-R-MS)

Event
1871

Oliver Samuel Campbell, tennis champ (US Open-1890)

Birth
1873

Enrico Caruso, Naples Italy, operatic tenor (Faust)

Birth
1875

Kiowa Indians under Lone Wolf (Guipago) surrender at Ft Sill

Event
1876

Charles Freer, art collector; endowed Freer Gallery [or 1856]

Birth
1879

Congress passed 1st Timberland Protection Act

Event
1879

Otakar Ostrcil, composer

Birth
1881

William Foster, Mass, Communist Pres candidate (1924,28,32)

Birth
1882

Bruno? Traven, German? writer (Sierra Madre)

Birth
1882

Jozef Goossenaerts, Flemish philologist (Language boundary)

Birth
1882

Ludvig Nordstr”m, Sweden, writer (Story of Peter Svensk)

Birth
1885

US Congress condemns barbed wire around govt grounds

Event
1887

Leonard Carey, England, actor (Laughter)

Birth
1888

John Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59)

Birth
1890

Myra Hess, London England, concert pianist

Birth
1892

James Barrie's "Walker London," premieres in London

Event
1894

Ernst Friedrich, Breslau Germany, pacifist (War Against War!)

Birth
1894

James Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor/author/director, dies at 51

Death
1894

Howard Wendell, Poland, actor (4 Skulls of Jonathan Drake)

Birth
1895

DeBenneville "Bert" Bell, PA, NFL owner/commissioner/HOF (Eagles)

Birth