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 This day in History - July 25
374 Historic Events for July 25
1947

US Department of Army created

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1948

Brian M[ichael] Stableford, UK, sci-fi author (Day of Wrath)

Birth
1948

Steve Goodman, Chicago, singer/songwriter (Somebody Elses Trouble)

Birth
1949

St Louis Cardinal Stan Musial hits for the cycle beating Bkln 14-1

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1950

E Langg„sser, writer, dies at 51

Death
1950

Mark Clarke, rocker (Uriah Heep)

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1951

Verdine White, US bassist (Earth, Wind and Fire)

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1951

Vanessa, [Conny Witteman], Dutch model/singer

Birth
1952

Commonwealth of Puerto Rico created (Constitution Day)

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1952

"Gorgeous" Jimmy Garvin, [Williams], NWA/WCW/AWA wrestler

Birth
1952

Herbert Murrill, composer, dies at 43

Death
1952

Puerto Rico becomes a self-governing US commonwealth

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1953

NYC transit fare rises from 10› to 15›, 1st use of subway tokens

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1954

Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Fort Wayne Golf Open

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1954

Ken Greer, rock guitarist (Red Rider)

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1954

Lynn Frederick, Middlesex England, actress (Schizophrenia)

Birth
1954

Walter Payton, NFL running back (Chicago Bears)

Birth
1955

Isaak Iosifovich Dunayevsky, composer, dies at 55

Death
1955

Ilmari Hannikainen, composer, dies at 62

Death
1955

Bantubonke Holomisa, minister of Defense of Transkei (1988- )

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1956

Jordan attacks UN Palestine force

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1956

Iman, [Abdulmajid], Mogadishu Somalia, model/actress (Star Trek 6)

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1956

Italian liner Andrea Doria sinks after colliding with the Stockholm

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1956

38th PGA Championship: Jack Burke at Blue Hill CC Boston

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1957

Monarchy in Tunisia abolished in favor of a republic

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