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 This day in History - August 25
383 Historic Events for August 25
1916

Erich Von Stroheim Jr, actor/director (Napoleon, Sunset Blvd)

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1916

Frederic Robbins, US bacteriologist

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1916

Van Johnson, Newport RI, actor (Brigadoon) always wore red socks

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1917

Don Defore, Cedar Rapids Iowa, actor (George-Hazel, Ozzie and Harriet)

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1917

Mel Ferrer, Elberon NJ, actor (Longest Day, Eaten Alive, 5th Floor)

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1917

37th US Mens Tennis: R Lindley Murray beats N W Niles (57 86 63 63)

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1918

Leonard Bernstein, Lawrence MA, conductor/composer (West Side Story)

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1918

Richard Greene, Plymouth England, composer/actor (Adv of Robin Hood)

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1919

1st scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London)

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1919

George C Wallace, Clio Ala, (gov-D-Ala)/pres candidate

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1920

1st US woman to win in Olympics (Ethelda Bleibtrey)

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1920

Jef Diederen, Dutch painter

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1921

US signs peace treaty with Germany

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1921

Yankee pitcher Harry Harper hits 3 batters in an inning tying record

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1921

Brian Moore, Ireland, novelist (Catholics, Doctor's Wife)

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1922

Ronnie Potsdammer, Dutch singer/song writer/programmer

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1922

Cubs beat Phillies 26-23 in highest scoring major-league game

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1923

Monty Hall, Winnipeg Canada, TV game show host (Lets Make a Deal)

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1924

International maritime treaty drawn

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1924

Wash Senator Walter Johnson 2nd no-hitter beats Browns, 2-0 in 7 inn

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1925

Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters organizes (Harlem NY)

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1925

Last Belgian troops vacate Duisburg

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1926

Pavlos Koundouris becomes president of Greece

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1927

Althea Gibson, Silver SC, 1st black tennis champion in a major event

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1928

Tri-City Rugby Football Union forms consisting of Moose Jaw, Regina and Winnipeg

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