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 This day in History - May 25
399 Historic Events for May 25
1897

Alan Kippax, cricketer (22 Tests for Australia 1924-34, brilliant bat)

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1898

Gene Tunney, world heavyweight boxing champion (1926-30)

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1898

Mischa Levitzki, composer

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1898

Bennett Cerf, publisher (Random House) panelist (What's My Line)

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1898

1st US troop transport to Manila leaves SF

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1898

Gustav Regler, writer

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1899

Marie-Rosalie "Rosa" Bonheur, French painter, dies at 68

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1899

33rd Belmont: R Clawson aboard Jean Beraud wins in 2:23

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1900

Eyre M Shaw, 78, becomes oldest gold medalist in Olympics

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1901

Milenko Zivkovic, composer

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1902

Helvi Lemmikke Leiviska, composer

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1904

Kurt George Hugo Thomas, composer

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1904

38th Belmont: George Odom aboard Delhi wins in 2:06.6

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1905

Binnie Barnes, London, actress (Adv of Marco Polo, Diamond Jim)

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1905

Joseph C Harsch, Toledo Ohio, newscaster (Background)

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1906

After 20 straight wins, Boston Pilgrims lose to Chicago White Sox 3-0

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1907

Rachel Carson, conservationist/writer (silent springs)

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1907

U Nu, premier Burma (1948-58, 1960-62)

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1908

David Lean, British director (Lawrence of Arabia)

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1908

Theodore Roethke, US, poet (Words for the Wind)

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1910

Ernest Anderson, publicist

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1911

Revolution in M‚xico overthrows President Jos‚ Porfirio Diaz

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1912

Eddie Maxwell, singer (Yes We Have No Bananas)

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1913

Joseph Peter Grace, businessman

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1914

British House of Commons passes Irish Home Rule

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