February 25 Birthdays in History - February 25 Deaths - February 25 Events



1992 Libby [Elizabeth] Callahan, Columbia, South Carolina, sport pistol 1996 Olympics
1976 Samaki Walker, NBA forward, Dallas Mavericks
1975 Hercules Kyvelos, born in Montreal, Quebec, boxer 1996 Olympics
1974 Detron Smith, NFL running back, Denver Broncos Superbowl 32
1974 Tamarick Vanover, NFL wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs
1973 Daryl Gardener, defensive end for the Miami Dolphins
1973 Kirrily Sharpe, born in Bankstown, Australia, tennis star, 1995 Futures-Saga-JPN
1972 Chris Harrison, guard, Detroit Lions
1972 Erwin van de Looi, soccer player, Vitesse
1972 Sean Harris, NFL linebacker for the Chicago Bears
1971 Andrew Hermann, U.S. 50K walker 1996 Olympics
1971 Byron Dafoe, Sussex Eng, NHL goalie for the Los Angeles Kings
1971 David Fox, U.S., 50m freestyle, Olympics-6th-96
1971 Helen Dobson, Skegness England, golfer, 1993 State Farm Rail Classic
1971 Jennifer LaVoie, Nashua, New Hampshire, playmate, Aug, 1993
1971 Nova Peris, Darwin Australia, field hockey left halfback 1996 Olympics
1971 Sean Astin, born in Los Angeles, California, actor, Goonies, Toy Soldiers
1970 Alfred Jordan, CFL cornerback for the Calgary Stampeders
1970 Brian O'Neal, NFL full back for the San Francisco 49ers
1970 Corey Mayfield, NFL defensive tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars
1970 Dave Brown, NFL quarterback for the New York Giants
1970 Joe Bowden, NFL linebacker, Houston/Tennessee Oilers
1970 Troy Mallette, Sudbury, NHL left wing, Ottawa Senators
1969 Donald Hodge, NBA center, Charlotte Hornets
1969 Kerry Dienelt, Australian softball catcher/1st baseman, Bronze Medal 1996 Olympics
1969 Michelle Gibson, equestrian dressage 1996 Olympics bronze
1968 David Hulse, U.S. baseball outfielder for the Texas Rangers
1967 Jenny Byrne, born in Perth, Australia, tennis star, 1984 Futures-Wyong-AUS
1967 Nick Leeson, British banker, Baring bank
1967 Rich Rowland, U.S. baseball catcher for the Detroit Tigers
1966 Don Anurasiri, cricketer, Sri Lankan slow left-armer
1966 Samantha Phillips, Ft. Meade, Maryland, Penthouse Pet
1966 Stacey Cortez, actress, Sheila Cantillan-General Hospital
1966 Tea Leoni, New York City, actress, Flying Blind, Naked Truth
1965 Carrot Top, Florida, comedian, American Comedy Award-1994
1965 Veronica Webb, supermodel/actress, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X
1964 Don Majkowski, NFL quarterback, Detroit Lions
1964 Steve Nevius, film editor, Eden, Fall Time, Damascus
1963 Tom McHale, NFL tackle for the Miami Dolphins
1963 Nancy O'Dell, American Celebrity
1962 Birgit Fischer, born in East Germany, 500m kayaker, 1980 Olympics gold
1962 Cammy Ciarelli, Iowa City, WPVA volleyballer, Best of Beach-2nd-1995
1961 Ricky Gervais, English Writer
1960 Glen Bishop, cricketer, S Aussie bat, 2 ODI's for Australia 1987
1959 Mike Peters, rocker, Alarm-In the Summertime
1958 Kurt Rambis, NBA forward, Lakers, Hornets, Clark Kent look-a-like
1957 Stuart "Woody" Wood, Scot, guitarist, Bay City Rollers-Saturday Night
1956 Davie Cooper, born in Hamilton, Scotland, David 'Davie' Cooper, professional soccer player, signed by Ranger for 100,000 pounds, won Scottish Cup with Motherwell in 1991
1955 Leann Hunley, actress, Dane Carrington-Dynasty, Dawson's Creek
1955 Jim Gerlach, American Politician
1954 Steve Rixon, Australian cricket wicket-keeper, 1977-85
1953 Garrett Glaser, entertainment correspondent, Entertainment Tonight
1953 Jose Maria Aznar, Spanish Statesman
1953 Martin Kippenberger, German Artist
1952 James A. Barcia, born in Bay City, Michiga, Representative-D-Michigan 2003 -
1952 Joey Dunlop, Irish Celebrity
1950 Anthony Lloyd, born in England, politician, Labor Party, Member of Parliament for Manchester Central, gay rights supporter, voted against the Iraq War and against renewal of the Trident Nuclear Missile System
1950 Emitt Rhodes, musician, Merry-go-Round
1950 Neil Jordan, born in Sligo, Ireland, director, filmmaker, novelist, won Academy-Award for movie, The Crying Game
1950 Rick Flair, Richard Fliehr, wrestling champ, NWA/WWF/WCW/AWA
1950 Nestor Kirchner, Argentinian Statesman
1949 James Sempill, born in Scotland, born James William Stuart Whitemore Sempill, Lord Sempill, 21st Lord Sempill, Peerage of Scotland, created in 1489 for Sir John Sempill
1948 G B Warren, British biochemist
1947 Eddie Thomson, Australian soccer coach, Olyroos, 1996 Olympics
1947 Lee Edward Evans, Madera California, 400m runner, Olympic-2 gold-1968
1947 Lewis Moonie, born in Dundee, England, Baron Moonie, politician, life peer, Labor Party, Member of Parliament for Kircaldy
1945 Elkie Brooks, Manchester England, rocker, Pearl's a Singer
1945 Shivadhar Srinivasa Naipaul, Trinidad, novelist, essayist, Fireflies
1944 Karen Grassle, born in Berkeley, California, actress, Caroline-Little House on Prairie
1944 Kristina Holland, Fayetteville, North Carolina, Tina-Courtship of Eddie's Father
1943 George Harrison, rocker, Beatle/Travelling Willberries-My Sweet Lord
1943 Maryann Amacher, composer
1943 Sally Jessy Raphael, American Entertainer
1941 David Puttnam, London, film producer/CEO, Columbia Pictures
1941 Ramon Pagayon Santos, composer
1941 Stewart Sutherland, Principal/Vice-Chancellor, Edinburgh University
1941 Susan Browning, Baldwin, New York, actress, Pat-Mary Hartman
1940 Billy Packer, Wellsville, New York, basketball sportscaster, CBS
1940 George Paul, CEO, Norwich Union Insurance Group
1940 Hector MacKenzie, trade unionist
1940 Jesus Lopez-Cobos, Toro Spain, conductor, International Conductor Competition
1940 Jud Taylor, actor, Dr. Gerson-Dr. Kildare
1940 Ron Santo, shortstop, Cubs, 1st baseball player to veto his trade
1939 A C F Verity, master, Dulwich College
1939 Marisa Mell, Graz Austria, actress, Masquerade, Casanova '70
1938 Diane Baker, born in Hollywood, California, actress, Diary of Anne Frank, Marnie
1938 Farokh Engineer, Indian cricket wicket-keeper, 1961-75
1938 Herb Elliott, born in Australia, 1500m runner 1960 Olympics gold
1937 Basia Johnson, maid, inherited Johnson and Johnson fortune
1937 Bob Schieffer, born in Austin, Texas, newscaster, CBS Weekend News
1937 Tom Courtenay, born in England, actor, Dresser, Dr. Zhivago, To Catch a Spy
1936 Jonnie Nicely, playmate, Aug, 1956
1936 Norman Orville Scribner, composer
1935 Tony Campolo, born in America, pastor, speaker, author, promotes evangelical reform, leader, 'Red Letter Christian' movement, focusing on Christ's teachings, wrote, 'A Reasonable Faith', known for famous sermon, 'It's Friday, But Sunday's Coming!'
1934 Roger Nicholas Edwards, born in England, born Roger Nicholas Edwards, Lord Crickhowell, Baron Crickhowell, politician, Conservative Party, Member of Parliament for Pembrokeshire, Secretary of State for Wales
1934 Michael Wheeler-Booth, Clerk of the Parliaments
1932 Faron Young, country singer and actor, Hidden Guns, Daniel Boone
1932 Laurence New, Major-General
1932 Martin William Karlins, composer
1931 Edward Kellett-Bowman, British MEP
1931 J R Stephenson, Lt-colonel/Secretary, MCC
1930 Erica Pedretti, born in Sternberk, Czech Republic, author, writer, artist, painter, sculptress, awarded, Ingeborg Bachmann Prize
1929 Christopher George, Royal Oak, Minnesota, actor, Rat Patrol, Immortal
1929 Peter Bingham Hinchcliff, British church historian, 1 Sided Reciprocity
1929 Peter Hinchcliff, historian
1929 Tommy Newsom, Virginia, musician/bandleader/saxophonist, Tonight Show
1928 Keith Williamson, British RAF marshal
1928 Larry Gelbart, writer/producer/actor, Oh God!, M*A*S*H
1928 Richard Stern, U.S. writer
1927 Dick Jones, Snyder, Texas, actor, Buffalo Bill Jr
1927 Jacques Monod, composer
1927 Jane Nigh, born in Hollywood, California, actress, Lorelei-Big Town
1927 Ralph Stanley, country singer
1926 Harvey McGregor, QC/warden, New College-Oxford
1925 Bert Remsen, Glen Cove, New York, actor, Mario-It's a Living
1924 Peg Ridge, peace campaigner
1923 Roger Parker, Lord Justice of Appeal
1922 Matti Rautio, composer
1920 Antony Duff, born in England, served Royal Navy during World War II, Deputy Governor of Southern Rhodesia, diplomat, Director-General of Military Intelligence, section 5, 1985 - 1988, the United Kingdom's internal security service
1920 Hayes Gordon, born in Boston, Massachusetts, actor, Sky Pirates, Dark Room
1919 F de Jong Edz, Dutch historian
1919 Monty Irvin, baseball hall of famer for the New York Giants
1918 Henry Norwood Ewell, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 4x100m runner 1948 Olympics gold
1918 Bobby Riggs, U.S. tennis star, U.S. Open 1939, 41
1917 Anthony Burgess, essayist/novelist, Clockwork Orange
1917 Asta E R Elstak, Suriname/Dutch social worker
1916 Ian Wallace, British CEO
1916 Ralph Baldwin, harness driver, set 11 major world records
1914 John Arlott, cricketer, the doyen of cricket commentators and writers
1913 Gert Froebe, Saxony Germany, actor, Goldfinger
1913 Jim Backus, Cleveland, actor, Mr Magoo, Thurston Howell III-Gilligan Is
1912 Richard Wattis, England, actor, Hobson's Choice, Prince and Showgirl
1910 Millicent Fenwick, Representative-R-New Jersey 1975 - 1982, Doonesbury
1909 Edgar Pangborn, U.S., sci-fi author, Judgment of Eve, Davy
1909 John Evan "Jasper" Weston Mather, writer
1908 Frank G Slaughter, author, Sangaree
1907 Mary Coyle Chase, playwright, Harvey-Pulitzer Prize
1907 Shimen Rushkin, Poland, actor, Beau Brummel, Having a Wonderful Time
1906 Boris Papandopulo, composer
1906 Domingo Ortega, Spanish bullfighter
1906 Howard Zahniser, Father of Wilderness Act
1906 Warren Hymer, New York City, actor, Girl From Havana, Meet the Mob
1904 Adelle Davis, author, Lets Stay Healthy, nutritionist, died of cancer
1902 Max Kommerell, German literary/author, Die Gefangenen
1902 Oscar Cullmann, Swiss theologist, Das Petrusproblem
1901 Federico Ghisi, composer
1901 [Herbert] Zeppo Marx, New York City, comedian/actor, Marx Brothers
1900 Jed Harris, producer/director, Billy Rose Show, Operation Mad Ball
1899 Leo J Weisgerber, German linguist
1898 William Thomas Astbury, English physicist/chemist, textiles
1896 John Little McClellan, born in Sheridan, Arkansas, Senator-D-Arkansas 1943 - 1977
1895 DeBenneville "Bert" Bell, Pennsylvania, NFL owner/commissioner/HOF, Eagles
1895 Henri Martelli, composer
1894 Ernst Friedrich, Breslau Germany, pacifist, War Against War!
1890 Myra Hess, born in London, England, concert pianist
1888 John Foster Dulles, U.S. Secretary of State, 1953 - 1959
1887 Leonard Carey, England, actor, Laughter
1882 Jozef Goossenaerts, Flemish philologist, Language boundary
1882 Ludvig Nordstrom, Sweden, writer, Story of Peter Svensk
1881 William Foster, Massachusetts, Communist President candidate, 1924,28,32
1879 Otakar Ostrcil, composer
1873 Enrico Caruso, Naples Italy, operatic tenor, Faust
1871 Oliver Samuel Campbell, tennis champ, U.S. Open-1890
1868 Anthony J Block, Dutch lawyer, strafproces
1866 Benedetto Croce, Italy, humanist/historian/editor/philosopher
1860 Menso Kamerlingh Onnes, painter/water colors painter
1860 William James Ashley, English economic-historian
1857 Margaret Deland, American Novelist
1855 George Bonnor, cricketer, big-hitting Aussie batter 1880-1888
1847 John Watson, Canada, philosopher, Objective Idealism
1842 Karl May, German writer, Old Shatterhand/Winnetou
1841 Pierre Auguste Renoir, Limoges France, Impressionist painter/sculptor
1841 Auguste Renoir, French Artist
1840 Alexis Hollander, composer
1840 Otto Liebmann, German philosopher, Climax of Theories
1833 Clement Anselm Evans, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1833 Julie Verstraete-Lacquet, Flemish actress
1832 Theodorus J I Arnold, bibliographer, Bibliotheca Belgian
1815 Robert Hall Chilton, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1814 Taras Shevchenko, Ukrainian national poet/painter, 3/9 NS,
1811 Carl Schuberth, composer
1809 George Washington Cullom, Major General Union Army
1808 James Bowen, Major General Union volunteers
1807 George Alfred Trenholm, Secretary Treasury, Confederacy
1794 Gerrit Schimmelpenninck, Dutch earl of Nijenhuis/Peckedam
1788 Mateo Ferrer, composer
1778 Jose Francisco de San Martin, liberated Argentina, Chile and Peru
1735 Ernst William Wolf, composer
1732 Robert Hudson, composer
1731 Simon Stijl, Frisian physician/writer
1727 Armand-Louis Couperin, composer
1725 Armand-Louis Couperin, Paris, France, organist/composer, Notre Dame
1725 Karl Wilhelm Ramler, German poet, Geistliche Kantaten
1707 Carlo Goldoni, Italy, lawyer/playwright, Belisario, Love of 3 Oranges
1680 Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer
1643 Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey, 1691-95
1635 Walraad, the Elder, Dutch Field Marshall/earl of Nassau-Usingen











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