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 This day in History - June 25
375 Historic Events for June 25
1890

Marchwitza, writer

Birth
1893

Charlotte Greenwood, Phila, actress (Oklahoma, Moon over Miami)

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1894

American Railway Union under Eugene V Debs goes on strike

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1894

Hermann Oberth, Germany, founded modern astronautics (V2/Redstone)

Birth
1896

Emile AH Seipgens, Dutch priest/beer brewer/man of letters, dies at 58

Death
1897

Hans Barth, composer

Birth
1897

Basil Radford, Chester England, actor (Whiskey Galore, Night Train)

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1898

Ferdinand J Cohn, German botanist/publicist, dies at 70

Death
1900

Izak D du Plessis, South African writer/director (3rd World)

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1900

Lord Louis Mountbatten, of Burma, royal relative/earl/baron/admiral

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1901

Adolf Brunner, composer

Birth
1903

Boston Beaneater Wiley Piatt is only 20th-century pitcher to lose 2 complete games in one day, falling to Pittsburgh 1-0 and 5-3

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1903

Yanks and White Sox end deadlocked at 6-6 in 18

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1903

Arthur Tracy, Russia, street singer (Vincent Lopez Show, Limelight)

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1903

George Orwell, [Eric A Blair], British writer (Animal Farm, 1984)

Birth
1904

Jan van Axel, [Johannes P Kraakman], Dutch director (Overschotje)

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1905

Ian Cromb, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in the early 1930's)

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1905

Warsaw and Lodz revolt against Russian occupation

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1906

Stanford White, Architect, shot dead atop Madison Square Garden which he designed by Harry Thaw jealous husband of Evelyn Nesbit

Death
1906

Roger Livesey, Barry Wales, actor (Drums, Life and Death of Col Blimp)

Birth
1907

J Hans D Jensen, Germany, physicist (atomic nucleus-Nobel 1963)

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1908

Fr‚deric Anspach, Belgian tenor

Birth
1909

George Sargent wins US Open golf tournament

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1909

Daniel Fuchs, US writer (Summer in Williamsburg)

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1910

Mann Act passed (no women across state lines for immoral purposes)

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