History of 25 October

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History of 25 October

1936 – The Anti-Comintern Pact, an agreement between Japan and Germany, was signed.

1947 – Movie studio executives meeting in New York agreed to blacklist the “Hollywood 10,” who were cited a day earlier and jailed for contempt of Congress when they failed to cooperate with the House Un-American Activities Committee.

1952 – Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” opened in London.

1955 – In the U.S., the Interstate Commerce Commission banned racial segregation on interstate trains and buses.

1957 – U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower suffered a stroke.

1970 – Japanese author Yukio Mishima committed ritual suicide after giving a speech attacking Japan’s post-war constitution.

1973 – Greek President George Papadopoulos was ousted in a military coup.

1976 – O.J. Simpson (Buffalo Bills) ran for 273 yards against the Detroit Lions.

1983 – Mediators from Syria and Saudi Arabia announced a cease-fire in the PLO civil war in Tripoli, Lebanon.

1985 – Ronald W. Pelton was arrested on espionage charges. Pelton was a former employee of the National Security Agency. He was later convicted of ‘selling secrets’ to Soviet agents.

1986 – U.S. President Reagan and Attorney Gen. Edwin Meese revealed that profits from secret arms sales to Iran had been diverted to rebels in Nicaragua. National Security Advisor John Poindexter resigned and Oliver North was fired.

1990 – Poland held its first popular presidential election.

1992 – The Czech parliament voted to split the country into separate Czech and Slovak republics beginning January 1, 1993.

1993 – Egyptian Prime Minister Atef Sedki escaped an attempt on his life when a bomb was detonated by Islamic militants near his motorcade.

1995 – Serbs protested in the streets of the Bosnian capital Sarajevo The protest was against a peace plan.

1998 – Britain’s highest court ruled that former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, whose extradition was being sought by Spain, could not claim immunity from prosecution for the crimes he committed during his rule.

1998 – President Jiang Zemin arrived in Tokyo for the first visit to Japan by a Chinese head of state since World War II.

1998 – The IMF (International Monetary Fund) approved a $5.5 billion bailout for Pakistan.

2009 – The October 2009 Baghdad bombings kill 155 and wounds at least 721.

Celebrating Birthday Today

  • 1981 – Hiroshi Aoyama, Japanese motorcycle racer
  • 1981 – Josh Henderson, American actor, and singer
  • 1981 – Shaun Wright-Phillips, English footballer
  • 1982 – Devin Green, American basketball player
  • 1982 – Guido Grünheid, German basketball player
  • 1982 – Victoria Francés, a Spanish illustrator
  • 1982 – Camilla Jensen, Danish curler
  • 1982 – Michael Sweetney, American basketball player
  • 1982 – Mickaël Tavares, Senegalese footballer
  • 1983 – Princess Yōko of Mikasa
  • 1983 – Hotaru Akane, Japanese actress, and activist
  • 1983 – Stanislav Bohush, Ukrainian footballer
  • 1983 – Daniele Mannini, Italian footballer
  • 1983 – Han Yeo-rum, South Korean actress
  • 1984 – Nicolas Besch, French ice hockey player
  • 1984 – Ticia Gara, Hungarian chess player
  • 1984 – Sara Lumholdt, Swedish singer and dancer
  • 1984 – Katy Perry, American singer-songwriter and actress
  • 1984 – Iván Ramis, Spanish footballer
  • 1984 – Karolina Šprem, a Croatian tennis player
  • 1985 – Ciara, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress
  • 1985 – Reanne Evans, English snooker player
  • 1985 – Isah Eliakwu, Nigerian footballer
  • 1985 – Nicola Fontanive, Italian ice hockey player
  • 1985 – Óscar Granados, Costa Rican footballer
  • 1985 – Michael Liendl, Austrian footballer
  • 1985 – Kara Lynn Joyce, American swimmer
  • 1985 – Juan Manuel Martinez, Argentine footballer
  • 1985 – Arkadij Naiditsch, Azerbaijani chess player
  • 1985 – Ihor Oshchypko, Ukrainian footballer
  • 1985 – Daniele Padelli, Italian footballer
  • 1985 – Hrvoje Perić, Croatian basketball player
  • 1985 – John Robinson, American actor
  • 1985 – Ayahi Takagaki, Japanese voice actress and singer
  • 1985 – Vlad Topalov, Russian singer, and dancer
  • 1986 – Tweety Carter, American basketball player
  • 1986 – Roger Espinoza, Honduran footballer
  • 1986 – Eddie Gaven, American soccer player
  • 1986 – Kristian Sarkies, Australian footballer
  • 1986 – Ekaterina Shumilova, Russian biathlete
  • 1987 – Bill Amis, American basketball player
  • 1987 – Darron Gibson, Irish footballer
  • 1987 – Fabian Hambüchen, German gymnast
  • 1988 – Robson Conceicao, Brazilian boxer
  • 1988 – Lewis McGugan, English professional footballer
  • 1988 – Chandler Parsons, American basketball player
  • 1988 – Kaz Patafta, Australian footballer
  • 1988 – Karim Yoda, French footballer
  • 1989 – Filip Grgić, Croatian taekwondo practitioner
  • 1989 – Sten Grytebust, Norwegian footballer
  • 1989 – David Hala, Australian rugby league player
  • 1989 – Ivan Marconi, Italian footballer
  • 1990 – Mattia Cattaneo, Italian cyclist
  • 1990 – Sara Chafak, Finnish beauty pageant winner
  • 1990 – Asha Philip, British athlete
  • 1990 – Milena Rašić, Serbian volleyball player
  • 1990 – Dzina Sazanavets, Belarusian weightlifter
  • 1991 – Davide Faraoni, Italian footballer
  • 1991 – Isabella Shinikova, a Bulgarian tennis player
  • 1992 – Clarisse Agbegnenou, French judoka
  • 1992 – Davide Formolo, Italian cyclist
  • 1992 – Sergey Ridzik, Russian freestyle skier
  • 1993 – Isaiah Austin, American basketball player
  • 1993 – Iván Garcia, Mexican diver
  • 1994 – Richard Jouve, French cross-country skier
  • 1994 – Jefferson Lerma, Colombian footballer
  • 1994 – Matteo Lodo, Italian rower
  • 1994 – Gor Minasyan, Armenian weightlifter
  • 1994 – Ray Robson, American chess Grandmaster
  • 1995 – Conchita Campbell, Canadian actress
  • 1995 – Patrick McCaw, American basketball player
  • 1997 – Federico Chiesa, Italian footballer
  • 2000 – Vincent Zhou, American figure skater
  • 2001 – Princess Elisabeth, Belgian princess

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