Historical Events for 25th October 2019

1241 – Goffredo Castiglioni elected as Pope Coelestinus IV (-Nov 10 1241)
1942 – Battle of Henderson Field Guadalcanal begins
1952 – Nazar Mohammad scores Pakistan’s 1st Test century 124* v India
1966 – Jimi Hendrix Experience play their first UK gig as a private showcase at The Scotch of St. James in London
1972 – Eddy Merckx (Belgium) covers 30 miles, 1,258 yards in 1 hr
1975 – Denver Nuggets 1st game at McNichols Sports Arena beat St Louis Spirits
1988 – ABC News reports on potbellied pygmy pigs’ popularity as pets
1992 – “Jake’s Women” closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 245 performances
2012 – The double dip recession in the UK economy ends with growth of 1.0% in GDP in the third quarter of 2012, with help from the London Olympic Games
2017 – Chinese Premier Xi Jinping unveils his new ruling council in the Great Hall of the People, none of the five are young enough to succeed him

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