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 This day in History - August 25
383 Historic Events for August 25
1875

Matthew Webb becomes 1st to swim English Channel (21h 45m)

Event
1880

Robert E Stolz, Austrian composer/conductor (...smaller guard)

Birth
1886

1st intl polo meet (US vs England)

Event
1887

Friedrich Lbke, German politician

Birth
1887

Olav Fartein Valen, composer

Birth
1887

[Olav] Fartein V†len, Norwegian composer

Birth
1888

8th US Mens Tennis: Henry W Slocum Jr beats Howard A Taylor (64 61 60)

Event
1890

Would be start of Eng/Aust Test Cricket at Old Trafford Washout

Event
1891

Alberto Savinio, [Andrea de Chirico], Italian writer/composer

Birth
1891

Samuel Gardner, composer

Birth
1891

Luis Iruarrizaga Aguirre, composer

Birth
1894

-26] Balinese troops assault Dutch army, 97 killed

Event
1896

Dick Ryan, CT, actor (For Heaven's Sake, Born to be Bad)

Birth
1897

Jaroslav Ridky, composer

Birth
1900

Mary Bruce, dance Teacher

Birth
1900

Friedrich Nietschze, philosopher (Also sprach Zarathustra), dies at 55

Death
1901

Kjeld Abell, Danish playwright/director (Tivoli)

Birth
1901

Clara Maass, army nurse sacrificied her life at 25 to prove that the mosquito carries yellow fever

Death
1902

Stefan Wolpe, Berlin Germany, composer (Zeus and Elidco)

Birth
1903

Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian/US psycho-analyst (Uses of Enchantment)

Birth
1904

James J Jeffries TKOs Jack Munroe in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1905

Clara Bow, Bkln, actress (Wings, Down to the Sea in Ships)

Birth
1905

Undine Smith Moore, composer

Birth
1906

William J Brennan, Newark, supreme court justice (1957-90) [or 4/25]

Birth
1906

Mollie Panter-Downes, writer

Birth