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 This day in History - August 25
383 Historic Events for August 25
1944

Paris liberated from Nazi occupation (Freedom Tuesday)

Event
1944

Krijn van den Helm, resistance fighter (KP Leeuwarden), shot to death

Death
1944

Mussa Dshalil, writer, dies

Death
1945

Jewish immigrants are permitted to leave Mauritius for Palestine

Event
1946

Larry LaRocco, (Rep-D-Idaho)

Birth
1946

28th PGA Championship: Ben Hogan at Portland GC Portland Ore

Event
1946

Rollie Fingers, relief pitcher (Oakland Athletics, MVP/Cy Young-1981)

Birth
1947

Anne Archer, LA Cal, actress (Fatal Attraction, Patriot Games)

Birth
1947

Marion Carl in D-558-I sets world aircraft speech record, 1,047 kph

Event
1947

Wim J van Gelder, Dutch MP (PvdA)

Birth
1947

Clark Wissler, US cultural anthropologist, dies at 76

Death
1948

Bradman scores 150 in 212 minutes in his last innings at Lord's

Event
1949

Gene Simmons, [Chaim Witz], Haifa Israel, rock guitarist (KISS-Beth)

Birth
1949

Anson Williams, actor (Happy Days)

Birth
1949

John Savage, Old Bethpage NY, actor (Deer Hunter, Maria's Lovers)

Birth
1950

Pres Truman orders army to seize control of RR to avert a strike

Event
1950

Sugar Ray Robinson KOs Jose Basora to win middleweight boxing title

Event
1950

Willy Deville, NYC, rock vocalist/guitarist (Mink Deville)

Birth
1951

Rob Halford, heavy metal (Judas Priest-Got Another Thing) [or Oct 25]

Birth
1951

Cleveland Indians win 16th straight home game

Event
1952

Det Tiger Virgil Trucks 2nd no-hitter of yr, beats Yankees, 1-0

Event
1952

Puerto Rico becomes a US commonwealth

Event
1952

Duleep Mendis, cricketer (big-hitting Sri Lankan batsman of 80's)

Birth
1954

Gilbert "Gibus" Duclos-Lassalle, French cyclist

Birth
1954

Ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m)

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