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15 events for 25 August:

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    201 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 25th of August 1819

    Detective and spy Allan Pinkerton known for creating the Pinkerton National Detective Agency is born in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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    175 Years Ago Today War es ein Märchen

    Monday 25th of August 1845

    King of Bavaria Otto Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig II aka Der Märchenkönig is born in Schloss Nymphenburg, München, Bayern, Germany.

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    120 Years Ago Today Kam Der Wille zur Macht Zu Ende

    Saturday 25th of August 1900

    Philosopher and philologist Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche dies due to manic-depressive illness with periodic psychosis followed by vascular dementia at the age of 56 in Weimar, Thüringen, Germany.

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    113 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 25th of August 1907

    33-year-old Serial killer Jeanne Weber aka l’Ogresse de la Goutte d’Or is sent to an asylum in Nanterre, Île-de-France, France.

    Weber was only briefly confined to the asylum and the doctors there pronounced her sane and set her free.

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    108 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 25th of August 1912

    General Secretary of the East German Socialist Unity Party Erich Honecker is born in Max-Braun-Straße, Neunkirchen, Saarland, Germany.

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    102 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 25th of August 1918

    Composer Leonard Bernstein is born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States.

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    90 Years Ago Today He Was not a Secret Baby

    Monday 25th of August 1930

    Actor Sean Thomas Connery known for portraying the character James Bond is born in Edinburgh, Fountainbridge, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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    74 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 25th of August 1946

    19-year-old Serial killer Harvey Murray Glatman aka The Pin-Up Killer is arrested and charged with first degree robbery in Ontario Street, Albany, New York, United States.

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    66 Years Ago Today He Wasn't Watching the Detectives

    Wednesday 25th of August 1954

    Singer-songwriter Elvis Costello is born as Declan Patrick MacManus in St Mary's Hospital, London, Paddington, Greater London, United Kingdom.

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    64 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 25th of August 1956

    Sexologist Alfred Charles Kinsey dies of a heart disease and pneumonia at the age of 62 in Bloomington, Indiana, United States.

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    64 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 25th of August 1956

    A huge number of books, journals and papers of 59-year-old Psychoanalist and pioneer of sexual freedom Wilhelm Reich are burned by FDA officials in Gansevoort Street Destructor Plant, Bloomfield Street, New York, New York, United States.

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    50 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 25th of August 1970

    Fashion model Claudia Schiffer is born in Rheinberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

  • 21 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Wednesday 25th of August 1999

    A black swan in Auckland, North Island, New Zealand.

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    16 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 25th of August 2004

    The California Board of Prison Terms denies parole to 55-year-old Manson Family member Leslie Louise Van Houten aka Lulu for the fifteenth time in California Institution for Women, Chino, California, United States.

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    8 Years Ago Today He Went to the Dark Side of the Moon

    Saturday 25th of August 2012

    Astronaut Neil Alden Armstrong known for becoming the first person to walk on the Moon dies of complications from vascular bypass surgery at the age of 82 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.

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