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 This day in History - June 25
375 Historic Events for June 25
1943

Crematory III at Birkenau is finished

Event
1943

Spencer Charters, actor (Big Town Girl, St Louis Kid), dies at 68

Death
1944

British assault at Caen Normandy

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1945

Imperial General Headquarters in Tokyo announce fall of Okinawa

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1945

Allied landing at Ternate Molukkas

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1945

Carly Simon, NYC, singer (Anticipation, You're So Vain)

Birth
1946

Allen Lanier, rock keyboardist/guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult)

Birth
1946

Ian McDonald, London England, rock guitarist (Foreigner, King Crimson)

Birth
1947

Heavyweight Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello

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1947

Tennis shoe introduced

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1947

1st edition of Anne Frank's "The Back of House" published

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1948

Joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1948

Truman signs Displaced Persons Bill (205,000 Europeans to US)

Event
1948

Michael Lembeck, Bkln, actor (Max-One Day at a Time)

Birth
1949

Phyllis George-Brown, Denton Tx, Miss Amer (1971)/sportscaster (CBS)

Birth
1949

Kene Holliday, NYC, actor (Tyler-Matlock, Carter Country)

Birth
1949

Jimmie Walker, Bronx NY, comedian (JJ-Good Times, At Ease)

Birth
1949

Presidential election in Syria (some women allowed to vote)

Event
1949

Brenda Sykes, Shreveport La, actress (Ozzie's Girls, Getting Straight)

Birth
1950

Johnny Pramesa (Reds) and Hank Thompson (Giants) hit inside the park HRs

Event
1950

UN member states begin using integrated forces against N Korea

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1950

Korean conflict begins; N Korea invades S Korea

Event
1950

Leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33)

Birth
1950

Tatyana Averina, USSR, speed skater 1K, 3K (Olympic-gold-1976)

Birth
1950

Israeli airline El Al begins service

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