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 This day in History - August 25
383 Historic Events for August 25
1940

1st (British) night bombing of Germany (Berlin)

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1940

Jos‚ Van Dam, Brussels Belgium, bass-baritone (Fran‡ois d'Assisif)

Birth
1940

Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia incorporated into Soviet Union

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1940

1st parachute wedding

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1941

English and Russian troops attack pro-German Iran

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1941

German troops conquer Nowgorod, Leningrad

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1941

Shirley Carter Burden, patrician

Birth
1942

W van Daalen, opposition leader on Celebes, beheaded

Death
1942

Panayot Pipkov, composer, dies at 70

Death
1942

Walter Williams, US, rock vocalist (O'Jays-Use to Be My Girl)

Birth
1942

Nathen Deal, (Rep-D-Georgia)

Birth
1942

Margaret L Thompson Murdock, US, small bore rifle (Olympic-silver-76)

Birth
1942

Imogen Hassall, Surrey England, Countess of Cleavage (Carry on Lovng)

Birth
1942

SS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth

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1942

George EAE, English prince/earl of St Andrews, dies in battle at 39

Death
1943

10th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 27, Washington 7 (48,471)

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1943

German occupiers impose 72-hour work week

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1943

Lord Mountbatten appointed Supreme Allied Commander in SE Asia

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1943

Red Army under Gen Vatutin recaptures Achtyrka

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1943

US forces overrun New Georgia in Solomon Islands during WW II

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1944

France 2nd Tank division under General Leclerc reaches Notre Dame

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1944

US 12nd Army corp reaches Troyes

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1944

Anthony Heald, New Rochelle NY, actor (Orphans, Silence of Lambs)

Birth
1944

Sherley Anne Williams, US literary (Dessa Rose)

Birth
1944

Gen De Gaulle returns to Paris/walks Champs Elys‚es Paris

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