Historical Events for 25th October 2018

1930 – 1st scheduled transcontinental air service began
1935 – Hurricane-produced floods kill 2,000 in Jeremie and Jacmel Haiti
1937 – Belgian government of Zealand falls due to black money
1950 – Dutch NSB leader C van Gelderen sentenced to life
1952 – First Dutch edition of children’s magazine “Donald Duck”
1957 – Russian minister of Defense Zjoekov deposed
1964 – Dutchman Anton Geesink is 1st non-Japanese Olympic judo gold medal winner
1968 – Czech gymnast Věra Čáslavská wins the uneven bars and vault gold medals at the Mexico City Olympics; her 6th and 7th career gold medals and her 4th at these Games
1981 – 12th NYC Marathon won by Alberto Salazar in 2:08:13
2013 – 74 Boko Harem members killed in a coordinated assault in Borno State, Nigeria

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