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OCTOBER 25

1902 Eddie Lang (Pennsylvania-born Jazz Guitarist) Pennsylvania Performing Artists Jazz Guitarist and Singer Internet Movie Database
1912 Minnie Pearl (Tennessee-born Country Musician, Comedian) Tennessee Performing Artists Actors Country Musicians Internet Movie Database
1924 Billy Barty (Pennsylvania-born Actor) Pennsylvania Performing Artists Actors Film Biography.com
1928 Marion Ross (Minnesota-born Actress: Mrs. Cunningham on Happy Days) Marion Ross Actors Television The Internet Movie Database
1942 Helen Reddy (Australian Popular Singer) Australian Performing Artists Popular Music The Internet Movie Database
1912 Jack Kent Cooke (Canadian-born American Business Leader; Owner of the Washington Redskins: 1960-97) Canadian Business Leaders Washington, D.C. American Business Leaders Football
1971 Pedro Martinez (Dominican Republic-born Major League Baseball Player) Pedro Martinez Baseball
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1991 Gene Roddenberry (Texas-born Author of Star Trek) Gene Roddenberry American Authors
1992 Roger Miller (Texas-born Country and Popular Singer. Songwriter) Texas Performing Artists Country & Western Musicians 1985 Tony Award as Best Score for Big River Internet Movie Database
1993 Vincent Price (Missouri-born Actor) Vincent Price Actors Film
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1902 Barney Oldfield Wins His First Auto Race Driving Henry Ford's 999 Barney Oldfield Auto Racing Henry Fod Hot Rod
1939 William Saroyan's The Time of Your Life Opens in New York Stage & Theater Internet Broadway Database
1964 "The Rolling Stones" First Appear on Ed Sullivan The Rolling Stones Television The History Channel
1976 Queen Elizabeth II Opens England's National Theatre Great Britain Stage and Theater BBC
1986 Routine Groundball through the Legs of Bill Buckner Leads to Red Sox World Series Defeat Boston, Massachusetts Major League Baseball New York Times
1987 The Minnesota Twins Defeat the St. Louis Cardinals in the 7th Game of the World Series Minnesota Sports Figures Missouri Sports Figures Baseball Major League Baseball Minnesota State Historical Society
1992 Walt Disney World Is Officially Dedicated Florida Disney World Florida State Historical Society
1995 Victor/Victoria Opens Musical Theater Internet Broadway Database
1999 Golfer Payne Stewart Is Killed When His Crashes in South Dakota South Dakota Missouri Sports Figures Professional Golfer Air Disasters CNN

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