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 This day in History - August 25
383 Historic Events for August 25
1981

Jeff Schwartz, sets solo record for trampoline bouncing (266:09)

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1982

John AM "Hans" van Tongeren, actor (Hunk), commits suicide at 27

Death
1983

US and USSR sign $10 billion grain pact

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1983

Triple A baseball's Louisville Redbirds breaks 1 million fan mark

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1984

Waite Hoyte, knuckleball pitcher, dies at 84

Death
1984

Truman Capote, author (In Cold Blood), dies at 59

Death
1984

USSR performs underground nuclear test

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1984

French airship capsizes

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1985

Samantha Smith, actress (Elizabeth-Lime Street), dies in plane at 13

Death
1985

Met Dwight Goodin becomes youngest pitcher to win 20 games (20y 9m 9d)

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1985

Pat Bradley wins LPGA National Pro-Am Golf Tournament

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1985

STS 51-I scrubbed at T -9m because of an onboard computer problem

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1986

Allen Case, actor (Deputy, Legend of Jesse James), dies at 51

Death
1986

A's Mark McGwire hits his 1st major league HR

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1987

Madonna sings in Rotterdam

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1987

Dow Jones industrial stock avg reaches record 2722.42

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1988

NASA launches space vehicle S-214

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1988

Iran and Iraq begin talks to end their 8 year war

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1988

Heavy fire destroys historic center of Lisbon

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1988

Challenger Center opens its classroom doors in Houston

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1988

Price Daniel, (Gov/Sen-D-Texas), dies at 77

Death
1989

After 12-year, 4-billion-mile journey, Voyager 2 flies over cloudtops of Neptune and its moon Triton, sending back photographs of swamps

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1989

Gunnar Johnsen Berg, composer, dies at 80

Death
1990

Li Hui Rong of China sets triple jump woman's record (47'8«")

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1990

UN security council authorizes military action against Iraq

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