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 This day in History - April 25
440 Historic Events for April 25
1900

Lord Gladwyn, MP (Liberal)

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1901

New York becomes 1st state requiring auto license plates ($1 fee)

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1901

Erve Beck hits American League's 1st home run

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1901

Ernst Gernot Klussmann, composer

Birth
1901

In last of 9th, Detroit Tigers, trailing by 13-4, score 10 runs to win one of greatest comebacks in baseball (1st game in Detroit)

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1902

Erwin Harvey becomes 1st Cleveland ballplayer (Cleveland Bronchos) to have six hits in one game

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1903

Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen, composer

Birth
1903

Camilla Horn, actress (Rebus, Vertigine, Polterabend, Matinee Idol)

Birth
1904

NY Yankee Jack Chesbro's 1st of 41 wins this year

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1905

Whites win right to vote in South Africa

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1905

Jacob Olie, Dutch photographer, dies at about 70

Death
1905

Walter Hassan, engineer

Birth
1905

Hugh Willatt, solicitor/public servant

Birth
1905

Latest day of 1st-class cricket in an Aust season (NSW v Qld)

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1906

John Knowles Paine, US composer, dies at 67

Death
1906

Sally Salminen, writer

Birth
1906

William J Brennan Jr, NJ, 92nd Supreme Court judge (1956-90) [or 8/25]

Birth
1906

Zoltan Gardonyi, composer

Birth
1907

Paula Trueman, NYC, actress (Gran-Billy)

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1907

Vasily Pavlovich Solov'yov-Sedoy, composer

Birth
1908

Edward R Murrow, Pole Creek NC, newscaster (Person to Person)

Birth
1909

Jaroslav Doubrava, composer

Birth
1912

Gladys L Presley, mother of Elvis

Birth
1913

Earl Bostic, Tulsa OK, alto sax player (Flamingo, Temptation)

Birth
1913

Russ Conway, Brandon Manitoba, actor (Richard Diamond Private Eye)

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