25th August

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2003 Car bombs hit Bombay The Indian city of Bombay is hit by two car bomb explosions, 44 are killed and 150 injured.
1986 First British street motor race Britain stages its first street motor race, around the streets of Birmingham.
1985 Michael Jackson buys music rights Michael Jackson pays $25 million for the copyright of more than 5,000 songs, including some by the Beatles.
1944 Paris is liberated Free French and American forces liberate Paris, =per= becomes leader of the provisional French government.
1928 The Kop is opened Liverpool football club opens the "Kop End" stand at their ground in Anfield.
1900 Friedrich Nietzche dies German philosopher Friedrich Nietzche dies
1825 Uruguay declares independence Uruguay declares its independence from Brazil

 

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On This Day - 25th August