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 This day in History - August 25
383 Historic Events for August 25
1974

Chris Mantilla, West Palm Beach Fla, diver (Olympics-96)

Birth
1974

Mike Jenkins, wide receiver (Cincinnati Bengals)

Birth
1974

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

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1974

LA Aztecs defeat Miami Toros to win NASL cup

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1975

Frans van Amelsvoort, choir conductor, dies at 75

Death
1975

John R Dunning, US physicist, dies at 67

Death
1975

Petria Thomas, Lismore NSW Australia, swimmer (Olympics-silver-96)

Birth
1975

Molly Tuter, WNBA guard (Phoenix Mercury)

Birth
1976

Sam Mackinnon, Melbourne VIC Australia, basketball forward (Oly-96)

Birth
1976

Sarah Nadeau, Portland Maine, Miss America-Maine (1997)

Birth
1976

Yanks beat Twins 5-4 in 19 innings

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1976

Eyvind Johnson, Swedish author (Nobel-1974), dies at 76

Death
1976

Perc Hornibrook, cricketer (6 Tests 1928-30, 17 wickets), dies

Death
1976

Harm Wiersma becomes world checker champion

Event
1978

Baseball umps stage a 1 day strike

Event
1979

Stan Kenton, orch leader (Music 55), dies at 67

Death
1979

"Madwoman of Central Park West" closes at 22 Steps NYC after 86 perfs

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1979

California Angels trounce Toronto Blue Jays, 24-2

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1979

Somali adopts constitution

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1980

Gower Champion, dancer (Marge and Gower Champion Show), dies at 60

Death
1980

Rangers pitcher Ferguson Jenkins arrested for possession of drugs

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1980

Gower Champion's musical "42nd Street," premieres in NYC

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1980

"42nd Street" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 3486 performances

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1981

Mark Chapman, John Lennon's murderer, is sentenced to 20 years

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1981

Voyager 2's closest approach to Saturn (63,000 miles/100,000 km)

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