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 This day in History - May 25
399 Historic Events for May 25
1914

Paolo Giorza, composer, dies at 81

Death
1915

2nd Battle of Ypres ends with 105,000 casualties

Event
1915

Chicago Claude Hendrix no-hits Pitts (Federal League), 10-0

Event
1915

Daniel Wolf, journalist

Birth
1916

Lou van Rees, Dutch impresario [or May 29]

Birth
1916

Virginia Ginny Simms, actress/singer (Kay Kyser Band)

Birth
1916

Jack Marsh, cricketer (Aboriginal bowler played for NSW 1900-03), dies

Death
1917

Dorothy Sarnoff, US, actress(?)

Birth
1917

Jimmy Hamilton, saxophonist

Birth
1917

Steve Cochran, Eureka CA, actor (Mozambique, Gay Senotiys, Dallas)

Birth
1917

Leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer, dies at 72

Death
1918

Peder Lunde, Norway, yachtsman (Olympic-silver-1952)

Birth
1918

Claude Akins, Nelson GA, actor (BJ and Bear, Movin' On, Lobo)

Birth
1919

Casey Stengel releases a sparrow from under his baseball cap

Event
1919

Madame C J Walker, wealthy cosmetics manufacturer, dies at 51

Death
1919

Lindsey Nelson, Pulaski Tn, sportscaster (NY Mets)

Birth
1919

Gino Negri, composer

Birth
1921

Hal David, lyricist (Promises Promises-Grammy 1969)

Birth
1922

Babe Ruth suspended 1 day and fined $200 for throwing dirt on an ump

Event
1923

Britain recognizes Transjordan with Abdullah as its leader

Event
1923

John Weitz, spy/author/fashion designer (Friends in High Places)

Birth
1924

Theodore Morse, composer, dies at 51

Death
1925

Aldo Clementi, composer

Birth
1925

Jeanne Crain, Barstow Calif, actress (Man Without a Star)

Birth
1926

Kitty Kallen, rocker

Birth