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 This day in History - June 25
375 Historic Events for June 25
1936

Paul Nowee, Dutch western writer (Eagle's Eye)

Birth
1937

Colin Clive, actor (Bride of Frankenstein, Jane Eyre), dies at 39

Death
1937

Cub Augie Galan becomes 1st player to switch hit HRs in a game

Event
1937

Mirabel Morgan, author (Total Woman)

Birth
1938

"A Tisket A Tasket" by Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb hits #1

Event
1938

Federal minimum wage law guarantees workers 40› per hour

Event
1940

Thomas K”hler, German DR, luger (Olympic-gold-1964, 68)

Birth
1940

Clint Warwick, [Eccles], Birmingham England, bassist (Moody Blues)

Birth
1940

Adolf Hitler views Eiffel tower and grave of Napoleon in France

Event
1941

Finland declares war on Soviet Union

Event
1941

FDR issues Executive Order 8802 forbidding discrimination

Event
1941

-26] Russian counter attack at Rovno

Event
1941

Denys Arcand, director (Jesus of Montreal)

Birth
1941

Germans invade Dubno Poland, giving permission to Ukrainians to do whatever they want to 12,000 Jews living there

Event
1941

Fair Employment Practices Commission established

Event
1942

Maj Gen Dwight Eisenhower appointed commander of US forces in Europe

Event
1942

Hans Lietzman, German theologist/church historian, dies at 67

Death
1942

British RAF staged a 1,000 bomb raid on Bremen Germany (WW II)

Event
1942

British premier Winston Churchill travels from US to London

Event
1942

Wilbert Bank, actor/director (On Hope of Blessing)

Birth
1942

Willis Reed, NBA hall of fame MVP center/coach (NY Knicks)

Birth
1942

Patrick Michael Mitchell, Ottawa, one of FBI's most wanted

Birth
1943

Gerrit "Ger" Zijlstra, sculptor

Birth
1943

Seyss-Inquart orders mass arrests of Dutch physicians

Event
1943

Racial unrest in Detroit

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