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 This day in History - August 25
383 Historic Events for August 25
1906

Eugen Gerstenmaier, German politician (CDU)

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1907

Desmond Flower, publisher

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1908

Allen Winter wins US 1st $50,000 trotting race

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1908

Philip Coolidge, Concord MA, actor (I Want to Live, Tingler)

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1908

Esther Waterhouse, doctor/methodist

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1908

National Association of Colored Nurses, forms

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1909

Michael Rennie, Engld, actor (Robe, Klatuu-Day the Earth Stood Still)

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1909

Ruby Keeler, Halifax NS, dancer (Dames, 42nd Street)

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1909

Arwel Hughes, composer

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1910

30th US Mens Tennis: Wm Larned beats Thomas Bundy (61 57 60 68 61)

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1910

J B Charles, [Willem H Nagel], criminologist/writer

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1910

Pierre Musy, Switzerland, 4-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1936)

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1911

Jacopo Napoli, composer

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1912

Different nationalities battle with each other in Macedonia

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1912

Erich Honecker, Germany, Pres (East Germany)

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1912

1st time an aircraft recovers from a spin

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1913

Walt Kelly, cartoonist, creator (Pogo)

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1914

-26] Belgian offensive at Antwerp

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1914

German troops march into France pushes French army to the Sedan

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1914

German Zeppelins bomb Antwerp Belgium, 10 die

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1914

Belgium: German army begins 6 week plundering of Leuven Belgium

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1914

Alexei Haieff, Blagovestchensk Siberia, composer (Princess Zondilda)

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1915

Walter Trampler, Munich Germany, violist (Beaux Arts Trio)

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1915

Hurricane kills 275 in Galveston, Texas with $50 million damage

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1916

Dept of Interior forms National Park Service

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