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Birthdates which occurred on your SELECTED date of June 25:
1852 Antonio GaudÂ¡ Spanish architect (Sagrada Familia, Barcelona)
1864 Walther Hermann Nernst Prussian physical chemist (Nobel 1920)
1865 Robert Henri US painter, leader of the Ashcan school
1886 Henry (Hap) Arnold commanding general, US Army Air Force in WW II
1887 George Abbott Forestville NY, producer (Damn Yankees, Pajama Game)
1893 Charlotte Greenwood Phila, actress (Oklahoma, Moon over Miami)
1894 Hermann Oberth Germany, founded modern astronautics
19-- Gary Bayer North Hollywood Calif, actor (Ethan-Me & Mrs C)
19-- Lee Wilkof Canton Ohio, actor (WEB, Delta House, Elliot-Newhart)
1900 Lord Louis Mountbatten of Burma, royal relative
1903 Arthur Tracy street singer (Vincent Lopez Show)
1903 George Orwell England, satirist/author (Animal Farm, 1984)
1906 Roger Livesey actor (Drums, Life & Death of Col Blimp)
1907 J Hans D Jensen Germany, physicist (atomic nuclei-Nobel 1963)
1915 Peter Lind Hayes SF Calif, comedian/singer (Peter Lind Hayes Show)
1924 Sidney Lumet Phila, director (Group, Pawnbroker, Fail Safe)
1925 Clifton Chenier blues singer (Bayou Blues, Bon Ton Roulet)
1925 June Lockhart NYC, actr (Lassie, Lost in Space, Petticoat Junction)
1925 Robert Venturi US, architect (Levittown NY, Las Vegas)
1925 Ziggy Talent Manchester NH, singer (Vaughn Monroe Show)
1933 Gary Crosby Calif, actor (Bill Dana Show, Adam 12, Chase)
1935 Eddie Floyd rocker (California Girl, Knock on Wood)
1935 Laurent Terzieff Paris, actor (Head Over Heels, Milky Way)
1940 Thomas Kâ€?hler German DR, luger (Olympic-gold-1964, 68)
1942 Patrick Michael Mitchell Ottawa, one of FBI's most wanted
1942 Willis Reed basketball hall-of-famer center (NY Knicks)
1945 Carly Simon NYC, singer (Anticipation, You're So Vain)
1946 Ian McDonald guitarist (King Crisom)
1948 Michael Lembeck Bkln, actor (Max-One Day at a Time)
1949 Brenda Sykes Shreveport La, actress (Ozzie's Girls, Getting Straight)
1949 Jimmie Walker Bronx NY, comedian (JJ-Good Times, At Ease)
1949 Kene Holliday NYC, actor (Tyler-Matlock, Carter Country)
1949 Phyllis George-Brown Denton Tx, Miss America (1971)/sportscaster
1950 Belinda Montgomery Winnipeg Manitoba, actress (Man From Atlantis)
1950 Tatyana Averina USSR, speed skater 1K, 3K (Olympic-gold-1976)
1952 Tim Finn song writer (Puberty Blues)
1963 George Michael England, rocker (Wham-I Want Your Sex)
1963 Mike Myers Canada, comedian (SNL-Wayne's World)
Deaths which occurred on June 25:
1212 Simon de Montfort a leader of the crusades, dies at 67
1906 Architect Stanford White shot dead atop Madison Square Garden which
he designed by Harry Thaw jealous husband of Evelyn Nesbit
1959 Charles Starkwether executed
1960 Walter Baade astronomer, dies
On this day...
253 St Lucius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1178 5 Canterbury monks report something exploding on Moon
1630 Fork introduced to American dining by Gov Winthrop
1638 A lunar eclipse becomes the 1st astronomical event recorded in US
1672 1st recorded monthly Quaker meeting in US held, Sandwich, Mass
1749 General fast because of drought in MA
1788 Virginia becomes 10th state to ratify US constitution
1798 US passes Alien Act allowing president to deport dangerous aliens
1835 1st building constructed at Yerba Buena (now SF)
1862 Day 1 of the 7 Days begins with fighting at Oak Grove
1864 Petersburg Campaign-Federals begin digging tunnels under Reb lines
1868 FL, AL, LA, GA, NC & SC readmitted to US
1870 The opera "Die WalkÂ?re" is produced (Munich)
1876 Custer & 7th Cavalry wiped out by Sioux & Cheyenne at Little Big Horn
1888 Republican Convention, in Chicago, nominates Benjamin Harrison
1903 Yanks & White Sox end deadlocked at 6-6 in 18
1919 1st advanced monoplane airliner flight (Junkers F13)
1921 Jack Hutchinson becomes 1st American to win golf's British Open
1924 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1023 Thomana
1928 NY Giant Fred Lindstrom ties record of 9 hits in a doubleheader
1929 Pres Hoover authorizes building of Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam)
1934 Yank pitcher John Broaca ties record by striking out 5 times
1935 Joe Louis defeats Primo Carnera at Yankee Stadium
1937 Cub Augie Galan becomes 1st player to switch hit HRs in a game
1938 Federal minimum wage law guarantees workers 40 per hour
1941 FDR issues Executive Order 8802 forbidding discrimination
1942 British RAF staged a 1,000 bomb raid on Bremen Germany (WW II)
1948 Joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 to reatain championship
1950 Israeli airline El Al begins service
1950 Korean conflict begins; N Korea invades S Korea
1951 1st color TV broadcast-CBS' Arthur Godfrey from NYC to 4 cities
1953 1st passenger to fly commercially around the world < 100 hours
1953 86Ã¸ F in Anchorage Alaska
1956 51 die in collision of "Andrea Doria" & "Stockholm" (Cape Cod)
1961 Balt & Calif use a record 16 pitchers in a game (8 each) in 14 inns
1961 Iraq announces that Kuwait is a part of Iraq (Kuwait disagrees)
1961 Yankee's Roger Maris hits his 40th of 61 HRs
1962 Supreme Court rules NY school prayer unconstitutional
1962 Yankee Jack Reed's 22nd inning HR wins a 7 hour game
1966 Beatles' "Paperback Writer," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
1966 Kosmos 122, 1st Soviet weather satellite, launched
1967 400 million watch Beatles "Our World" TV special
1968 Bobby Bonds hits a grand slam in his 1st major league game (Giants)
1969 Longest tennis match in Wimbeldon history, Pancho Gonzalez beats
Charles Pasarell in 112 game (5hr12m) marathon
1972 Berenice Gera becomes 1st female umpire in pro baseball
1973 John Dean begins testimony before Senate Watergate Committee
1973 Udo Beyer of East Germany puts the shot a record 20.47 m
1975 Mozambique gains independence from Portugal (National Day)
1977 LBJ denies report he had a cancer during his presidency
1977 Roy C Sullivan of Va is struck by lightening for 7th time!
1978 Argentina beats Holland 3-1 in soccer's 11th World Cup at Buenos Aires
1979 E F Helin & S J Bus discovers asteroid #2343 Siding Spring,
#2392 Jonathan Murray, #2441 Hibbs, #2618 Coonabarabran,
#2619 Skalnate Pleso, #2628 Kopal, #2682 Soromundi,
#2704 Julian Loewe, #3129 Bonestell, #3205 & #3756
1981 Supreme Court upholds male-only draft registration, constitutional
1982 Porn star John Holmes acquitted on murder charges
1982 Sec of State Alexander Haig Jr resigns, replaced by Schultz
1982 SF holds its 1st County Fair
1983 Udo Beyer of East Germany sets record for shot put, 22.22 m
1984 STS 41-D launch attempt scrubbed because of computer problem
1985 Fireworks factory near Hallett, OK explodes (21 die)
1987 Pope John Paul II receives Austrian Pres Kurt Waldheim
1989 1st US postmark dedicated to Lesbian & Gay Pride (Stonewall, NYC)
1990 120Ã¸ F in Phoenix Arizona
1990 NBC decides to air episodes of "Quantum Leep" for 5 straight days
1991 Slovenia & Croatia declare independence from Yugoslavia
George Orwell, Ziggy Talent and a lunar eclipse! Not bad...
Bigmanwithagun was born :o)
bigman and Rrrachel.
sorry about that, i was too excited on your behalf about the prospect of CAKE.
Can we stop having pre-birthday posts please? It's 298 days til my birthday :D
i thought i'd be going to bed. Lured away again by DiS :(
i love when people break the page, you get to see more of the background image.
i may as well add it here.
happy birthday rachel. the most beautiful girl in my world.
x x x
cos you live near me
you also have the same birthday as my mum!
I type this wuth my new aptop!!! I need to practice, it's confsing
I hope it's today and not yesterday like when Thommo was posting! :D
And congratulations on passing your light aircraft piloting exam.
rachel got a better mac than me for her birthday.
i am going to bristol now. TO STEAL IT.
mu ha ha he ROFLOLMAO
I tried to work a horse-related joke into that, but was too rubbish to manage it. Sorry.
Have fun though.
happy birthday, fellow gloucesteshire, middle of no-where living person...