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 This day in History - February 25
440 Historic Events for February 25
1907

Shimen Rushkin, Poland, actor (Beau Brummel, Having a Wonderful Time)

Birth
1907

Mary Coyle Chase, playwright (Harvey-Pulitzer Prize)

Birth
1907

George Bernard Shaw's "Philanderer," premieres in London

Event
1907

US proclaims protectorate over Dominican Republic

Event
1908

Frank G Slaughter, author (Sangaree)

Birth
1908

1st tunnel under Hudson River (railway tunnel) opens

Event
1909

Edgar Pangborn, US, sci-fi author (Judgment of Eve, Davy)

Birth
1909

John Evan "Jasper" Weston Mather, writer

Birth
1910

Dali Lama flees Tibet from Chinese troop to British-Indies

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1910

Millicent Fenwick, NYC, (Rep-R-NJ 1975-82) (Doonesbury)

Birth
1911

Opera "Natoma," premieres in Phila

Event
1912

Richard Wattis, England, actor (Hobson's Choice, Prince and Showgirl)

Birth
1913

Jim Backus, Cleve, actor (Mr Magoo, Thurston Howell III-Gilligan Is)

Birth
1913

16th Amendment ratified, authorizing income tax

Event
1913

Gert Froebe, Saxony Germany, actor (Goldfinger)

Birth
1914

John Arlott, cricketer (the doyen of cricket commentators and writers)

Birth
1914

John Tenniel, British illustrator (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 93

Death
1915

George Mimot, physician (Nobel-1934), dies

Death
1916

Ralph Baldwin, harness driver (set 11 major world records)

Birth
1916

German troops conquer Fort Douaumont near Verdun

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1916

Ian Wallace, British CEO

Birth
1917

Alex Gordon, architect

Birth
1917

Anthony Burgess, essayist/novelist (Clockwork Orange)

Birth
1917

Asta E R Elstak, Suriname/Dutch social worker

Birth
1918

Robert Lorimer "Bobby" Riggs, US tennis star (US Open 1939, 41)

Birth