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 This day in History - May 25
399 Historic Events for May 25
1981

Roy James Brown, US boxer/singer (Good rockin' tonight), dies at 55

Death
1981

Rosa Ponselle, US singer (Metropolitan Opera), dies at 84

Death
1981

Roy Brown, rocker, dies at 55 of a heart attack

Death
1981

Rangers' Bill Stein sets AL record with 7 consecutive pinch hits

Event
1981

Daniel Goodwin, scales outside of Chicago's Sears Tower in 7 hours

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1981

Carl Yastrzemski is 4th to get 3,000 hits (Cobb, Musial and Aaron)

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1981

Al Unser becomes 1st Indy 500 winner to be disqualified

Event
1982

Larry J Blake, actor (Earth vs the Flying Saucers), dies at 68

Death
1982

STS-4 vehicle moves to launch pad

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1982

Ferguson Jenkins becomes 7th pitcher to strike out 3,000 batters

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1982

Iranian troops reconquer Khorramshar

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1983

Sydney Box, academy award producer, dies at 76

Death
1983

"Return of the Jedi" (Star Wars 3) released

Event
1983

Kirk Gibson (Tigers) and Jorge Orta (Blue Jays) hit inside park HRs

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1983

France performs nuclear test

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1983

Fire in Nassermeer Egypt kills 357

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1983

1st National Missing Children's Day is proclaimed

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1984

Piet Ketting, Dutch pianist/conductor/composer, dies at 79

Death
1984

Det Tigers lose to Seattle 7-3 ends record tying 17 consecutive wins

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1984

Red Sox trade pitcher Dennis Eckersley to Cubs for Bill Buckner

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1985

Harold Hecht, choreographer, dies at 77 of cancer

Death
1985

Robert Nathan, US writer/poet (Portrait of Jennie), dies at 91

Death
1985

Allan Border scores 4th successive 1st class 100 (v Derbyshire)

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1985

Cyclone ravages Bangladesh; 11,000 killed

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1986

Chester Bowles, US senator/ambassador, dies at 85

Death