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 This day in History - July 25
374 Historic Events for July 25
1927

Matilde Serao, [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne), dies

Death
1930

Murray Chapple, cricketer (NZ Test batsman through the 1950's)

Birth
1930

Maureen Forrester, Montreal Canada, contralto (Ressurection Symphony)

Birth
1930

Phila Athletics triple steal in 1st and 4th innings vs Cleveland

Event
1931

Cornelis P van Dijk, Dutch minister of the Interior

Birth
1932

Paul Joseph Weitz, Erie Pennsylvania, astronaut (Skylab 2, STS 6)

Birth
1932

Gibson N Kente, composer

Birth
1932

Cyriel Buysse, Flemish baron/writer (It Bolleken), dies [or 1936]

Death
1933

1st Dutch live radio concert: Duke Ellington

Event
1934

Engelbert Dollfuss, Austrian chancellor assassinated by nazis

Death
1934

Failed nazi coup in Austria

Event
1935

Barbara Harris, [Sandra Mankwitz], actress (Plaza Suite, Family Plot)

Birth
1935

Adnan Khashoggi, Saudi businessman/billionaire/arms dealer

Birth
1935

Laurent Terzieff, Paris, actor (Pharoah-Moses the Law Giver) [or 6/25]

Birth
1936

115 acre Orchard Beach opens in the Bronx

Event
1938

Revolutionary offensive of Ebro Spain (Hollander Piet)

Event
1938

Jewish artisans not allowed in Germany

Event
1939

Richard Akre Trythall, composer

Birth
1939

NY Yankee Atley Donald sets AL rookie record with 12 consecutive win

Event
1939

5th and last Dutch govt of Colijn, forms

Event
1940

John Pennel, pole vaulter (James E Sullivan Award-1963)

Birth
1940

John Sigmund begins swimming for 89 hrs 46 mins in the Mississippi R

Event
1941

Raul Ruiz, Puerto Mott Chile, actor (Lexot, Capitolo 66)

Birth
1941

Nate Thurmond, NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers)

Birth
1941

Red Sox Lefty Grove becomes 12th to win 300 games (his last victory)

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