FEBRUARY 25 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1570 – Pope Pius V excommunicated Queen Elizabeth I of England on the 25th February 1570.

1841 – Pierre-Auguste Renoir the French painter and sculptor was born on the 25th February 1841 (died 1919).

1861 – Rudolf Steiner the Austrian philosopher and educator was born on the 25th February 1862 (died 1925).

1836 – Samuel Colt was granted a United States patent for the Colt revolver on the 25th February 1836.

1938 – Herb Elliott the Australian runner was born on the 25th February 1938.

1943George Harrison (MBE) the English musician, singer, songwriter and lead guitarist of The Beatles was born in Liverpool, England on the 25th February 1943 (died 29th November 2001 aged 58). George Harrison’s official website: www.GeorgeHarrison.com

1962Amanda Keller the Australian journalist, radio and television presenter was born on the 25th February 1962.

1964 – Lee Evans the English comedian and actor was born on the 25th February 1964.

1966 – Téa Leoni the American actress was born on the 25th February 1966.

1973 – Julio Iglesias, Jr. the Spanish model and singer was born on the 25th February 1973.

1982 – Anton Volchenkov the Russian ice hockey player was born on the 25th February 1982.

 

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