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Notable Historical Events for August 25th

1968Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ladies World Series of Golf

1991Carl Lewis rus 100m in 9.86 seconds

1986A's Mark McGwire hits his 1st major league home run

1768Captain James Cook departs from Plymouth, England on his first voyage, on board the Endeavour, bound for the Pacific Ocean

1948Bradman scores 150 in 212 minutes in his last innings at Lord's

1985Pat Bradley wins LPGA National Pro-Am Golf Tournament

1609Galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers

194628th PGA Championship: Ben Hogan at Portland GC Portland Ore

1970Elton John's 1st US appearance (Los Angeles)

1996Laura Davies wins Star Bank LPGA Golf Classic

August 25th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on August 25th

1930Sean Connery, Edinburgh Scotland, actor (James Bond)

1530Ivan IV [Ivan the Terrible], 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84)

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Notable Weddings on August 25th

1955"Dracula" actor Bela Lugosi (72) weds Hope Lininger (36)

1928Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (61) weds dancer and writer Olga Ivanovna

1941Jazz musician Billie Holiday (26) weds trombonist Jimmy Monroe

1962Retired general Colin Powell (25) weds audiologist Alma Johnson (24) at the First Congregational Church in Birmingham, Alabama

2000"Star Trek: The Next Generation" actor Patrick Stewart (60) weds film producer Wendy Neuss (39) in Los Angeles

1749British admiral Samuel Hood (24) weds Susannah Linzee in Portsmouth, England

August 25th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on August 25th

1688Henry Morgan, English pirate

2012Neil Armstrong, American astronaut, dies from heart surgery complications at 82

1984Truman Capote, American author (In Cold Blood), dies of liver cancer at 59

1900Friedrich Nietzsche, German Philosopher, dies at 55

1908Henri Becquerel [Antoine ], French physicist, dies at 55

1776David Hume, Scottish philosopher and historian (A Treatise of Human Nature), dies of abdominal cancer at 65

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