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 This day in History - July 25
374 Historic Events for July 25
1941

FDR bans selling benzine/gasoline to Japan

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1942

Felix Ph Ingold, writer

Birth
1942

German troops strike at Tsym Lyanskaja

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1942

German troops occupy Rostov

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1943

1st warship named for a Black person, SS Leonard Roy Harmon, launched

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1943

Opposition group Zwaantje forms in Delfzijl

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1943

RAF bombs Fokker airplane factory in Amsterdam

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1943

Benito Mussolini captured, dismissed as premier of Italy during WW II

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1943

Roy Acuff Jr, rocker

Birth
1943

Jim McCarty, Liverpool, rock drummer (Yardbirds-For Your Love)

Birth
1943

Janet Margolin, NYC, actress (Take the Money and Run, David and Lisa)

Birth
1944

1st jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262)

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1944

US troop march into Guam

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1944

Allied jailbreak at St-L“ (behind German lines)

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1944

Helga I "Mijanou" van Baarzel, Dutch actress (Klaverweide-Alicia)

Birth
1944

-26] Japanse banzai-attack on Guam

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1944

Molly Bennett Aiken, founder (riding for the handicapped)

Birth
1944

Tom Dawes, rocker

Birth
1944

Lesley J McNair, US lt-general, killed by US bomb at St-L“

Death
1944

USAF kills 136, wounds 621 GI's at St-L“

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1945

Donna Theodore, Broadway singer (Hollywood Talent Scouts)

Birth
1946

US detonates underwater A-bomb at Bikini (5th atomic explosion)

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1946

1st bikini is shown at a Paris fashion show

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1946

Narziss Oh, German psychology, dies

Death
1947

US Air Force, Navy and War Dept form US Dept of Defense

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