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 This day in History - June 25
375 Historic Events for June 25
1978

Hussein al-Ghasjmi, president of North-Yemen, murdered

Death
1978

Argentina beats Holland 3-1 in soccer's 11th World Cup at Buenos Aires

Event
1978

Pat Bradley wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open

Event
1979

Kelli Jones, Miss Kentucky Teen USA (1997)

Birth
1979

"Got Tu Go Disco" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 8 performances

Event
1979

Failed attack on NATO commander Haig in Obourg, Belgium

Event
1979

Brandi Lynn Burkhardt, Miss Maryland Teen USA (1997)

Birth
1980

"Fearless Frank" closes at Princess Theater NYC after 12 performances

Event
1981

Supreme Court upholds male-only draft registration, constitutional

Event
1982

Porn star John Holmes acquitted on murder charges

Event
1982

SF holds its 1st County Fair

Event
1982

Sec of State Alexander Haig Jr resigns, replaced by Schultz

Event
1983

"Evita" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 1568 performances

Event
1983

India beat West Indies by 43 runs to win Cricket World Cup

Event
1983

Udo Beyer of East Germany sets record for shot put, 22.22 m

Event
1983

Alberto Evaristo Ginastera, Argentine composer (Panambi), dies at 67

Death
1984

Michel Foucault, philosoph (History of Sexuality), dies of AIDs at 57

Death
1984

Lydia Garrett, 24, crowned 17th Miss Black America

Event
1984

STS 41-D launch attempt scrubbed because of computer problem

Event
1985

Fireworks factory near Hallett, OK explodes (21 die)

Event
1986

Former Belgium premier Vanden Boeynants sentenced for fraud

Event
1986

Gery Florizoone, Flemish poet, dies at 63

Death
1986

Phillies give Steve Carlton, 41, his unconditional release

Event
1987

Boudleaux Bryant, song writer (for Everly Bros), dies at 67

Death
1987

Pope John Paul II receives Austrian Pres Kurt Waldheim

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