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 This day in History - February 25
440 Historic Events for February 25
1918

Henry Norwood Ewell, Harrisburg Pa, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1948)

Birth
1919

League of Nations set up by Paris Treaty

Event
1919

Oregon is 1st state to tax gasoline (1› per gallon)

Event
1919

Monty Irvin, baseball hall of famer (NY Giants)

Birth
1919

F de Jong Edz, Dutch historian

Birth
1920

Hayes Gordon, Boston MA, actor (Sky Pirates, Dark Room)

Birth
1920

Antony Duff, diplomat

Birth
1920

Aloys, Liechtenstein nobleman/politician, dies at 73

Death
1921

Georgian SSR proclaimed

Event
1922

Matti Rautio, composer

Birth
1922

Henri-D‚sir‚ Landru, French sex murderer, guillotined at 52

Death
1923

Roger Parker, Lord Justice of Appeal

Birth
1923

Bread in Berlin rises to 2,000 mark

Event
1924

Peg Ridge, peace campaigner

Birth
1924

Marie Boyd scores 156 points in Maryland HS basketball game (163-3)

Event
1925

Glacier Bay National Monument established in Alaska

Event
1925

US female Figure Skating championship won by Beatrix Loughran

Event
1925

Pedro Miguel Marques y Garcia, composer, dies at 81

Death
1925

US male Figure Skating championship won by Nathaniel Niles

Event
1925

Bert Remsen, Glen Cove NY, actor (Mario-It's a Living)

Birth
1926

Francisco Franco becomes General of Spain

Event
1926

Harvey McGregor, QC/warden (New College-Oxford)

Birth
1926

Kwo-Min-Tang (Guomindang) declares war on govt/warlords

Event
1927

Ralph Stanley, country singer

Birth
1927

Jane Nigh, Hollywood Calif, actress (Lorelei-Big Town)

Birth