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 This day in History - May 25
399 Historic Events for May 25
1926

M von der Grn, writer

Birth
1926

Symon Petlyura, leader of Ukraine (pogroms), assassinated at 47

Death
1927

Henry Ford stops producing Model T car (begins Model A)

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1927

Robert Ludlum, NYC, spy novelist (Bourne Identity)

Birth
1928

Frigyes Hidas, composer

Birth
1928

Amelia Earhart (as a passenger) is 1st woman to fly Atlantic Ocean

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1928

Mary Tuck, social researcher/civil servant

Birth
1929

David S Ruder, 23rd chairman of Security and Exchange Commission

Birth
1929

Beverly Sills, [Belle "Bubbles" Miriam Silverman], Bkln NY, soprano

Birth
1931

John Gabriel, Niagara Falls NY, actor (Cat Gang, Fantasies)

Birth
1932

K C Jones, Taylor Tx, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1956)

Birth
1932

John Grogery Dunne, US writer (Up Close and Personal, True Confessions)

Birth
1932

Georgi Mikhailovich Grechko, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 17, 26, T-14)

Birth
1933

Roger Bowen, actor (M*A*S*H, Main Event, What about Bob, Petulia)

Birth
1934

David J Burke, Liverpool England, writer

Birth
1934

Ron Nesson, press secretary (Gerald Ford)

Birth
1934

Gustav Theodore Holst, English composer (Ode to Death), dies at 59

Death
1934

B‚la Bart•k's "Enchanted Deer," premieres

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1935

Babe Ruth hits his last 3 home runs, Boston Braves vs Pirates

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1935

Jesse Owens equals or breaks 6 world records in one hour

Event
1936

Jan Levoslav Bella, composer, dies at 92

Death
1936

Tom T Hall, Olive Hill Ky, country singer/writer (Harper Valley PTA)

Birth
1936

Rusi Surti, cricketer (Indian slow lefty, hat-trick for Qld 1969)

Birth
1937

Henry O Tanner, artist, dies

Death
1937

1st airmail letter to circle globe returns to NY

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