What Happened on August 25


Historical Events

1886 – 1st international polo meet (US vs England)
1924 – MLB Washington Senator Walter Johnson 2nd no-hitter beats Browns, 2-0 in 7 inn
1948 – Bradman scores 150 in 212 minutes in his last innings at Lord’s
2001 – Singer Aaliyah and 8 others killed in an air crash in the Bahamas
2012 – 85,000 people are displaced by severe floods in Myanmar
2018 – Afghan Islamic State leader Abu Saad Erhabi and 10 others killed in an air strike in province of Nangarhar, Afghanistan

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Famous Birthdays

1893 – H. Trendley Dean, American dental surgeon who introduced fluoridation into water, born in Winstanley Park, Illinois (d. 1962)
1916 – Frederick Robbins, American pediatrician and bacteriologist (Nobel 1954), born in Auburn, Alabama (d. 2003)
1941 – Ludwig Müller, German soccer defender (6 caps; FC Nürnberg, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Hertha BSC), born in Haßfurt, Germany (d. 2021)
1961 – Billy Ray Cyrus, American country singer (Achy Breaky Heart; Old Town Road), born in Flatwoods, Kentucky
1964 – Marti Noxon, American television writer and producer, born in Los Angeles, California
1987 – Blake Lively, American actress (Gossip Girl), born in Los Angeles, California

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Famous Deaths

1791 – Pietro Domenico Paradisi, composer, dies
1924 – Mariano Álvarez, Filipino general (b. 1818)
1950 – Earl Caddock, professional wrestler (b. 1888)
1975 – Frans van Amelsvoort, Dutch choir conductor, dies at 75
1999 – Rob Fisher, British rock keyboardist (Naked Eyes), dies at 42
2018 – John McCain, American war hero and Republican politician (Rep-Arizona, 1983-2018, Presidential candidate, 2008), dies of brain cancer at 81

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