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Notable Historical Events for August 25th

1904james j jeffries TKOs Jack Munroe in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

199696th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods

1698Tsar Peter the Great returns to Moscow after trip through Western Europe

1996Laura Davies wins Star Bank LPGA Golf Classic

1991Carl Lewis rus 100m in 9.86 seconds

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

1950Sugar Ray Robinson KOs Jose Basora to win middleweight boxing title

1968Arthur Ashe becomes 1st African American to win the US singles championship

1609Galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers

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

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Notable Birthdays on August 25th

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

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

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Notable Weddings on August 25th

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

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

1870German composer Richard Wagner (57) weds Franz Liszt's daughter Cosima Liszt (32) at a Protestant church in Lucerne, Switzerland

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

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

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

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Notable Deaths on August 25th

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

1688Henry Morgan, English pirate

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

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

1900Friedrich Nietzsche, German Philosopher, dies at 55

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

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