This Day In History
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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in 1854

The Republican Party of...
The Republican Party of the United States is organized in Ripon, Wisconsin. The Republican Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Democratic Party. Founded by anti-slavery expansion activists in 1854, it is often called the GOP (Grand Old Party). The party's platform generally reflects American conservatism in the U.S. political spectrum and is considered center-right, in contrast to the center-left Democratic Party.
Republican Party

in 1928

C.V. Raman discovers Raman effect. Raman scattering or the Raman effect is the inelastic scattering of a photon. It was discovered by Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman and Kariamanickam Srinivasa Krishnan in liquids, and by Grigory Landsberg and Leonid Mandelstam in crystals.
Raman effect

in 1997

The North Hollywood shootout...
The North Hollywood shootout takes place, resulting in the injury of 19 people and the deaths of both perpetrators. The North Hollywood shootout was an armed confrontation between two heavily armed bank robbers and officers of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) in the North Hollywood district of Los Angeles on February 28, 1997. Both robbers were killed, eleven police officers and seven civilians were injured, and numerous vehicles and other property were damaged or destroyed by the nearly 2,000 rounds of ammunition fired by the robbers and the police.
North Hollywood, shootout





Births

in 1533
Michel de Montaigne

Lord Michel Eyquem de Montaigne was one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularising the essay as a literary genre and is popularly thought of as the father of Modern Skepticism.
in 1942
Brian Jones

Lewis Brian Hopkins Jones was an English musician and a founder member of the Rolling Stones.
in 1945
Bubba Smith

Charles Aaron "Bubba" Smith was an American professional football player who became an actor after his retirement from the sport.

Deaths

in 1916
Henry James

Henry James was an American-born writer, regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. He was the son of Henry James, Sr., a clergyman, and the brother of philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James.
in 2011
Annie Girardot

Annie Girardot was a French actress. She began performing in 1955, making her film debut in Treize à table. Girardot won the Prix Suzanne Bianchetti in 1956, and in 1977 won the César Award for Best Actress portraying the title character in Docteur Françoise Gailland. At the Venice Film Festival she won the Volpi Cup (Best Actress), in 1965 for Trois chambres a Manhattan.
in 2011
Jane Russell

Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell was an American film actress and was one of Hollywood's leading sex symbols in the 1940s and 1950s.
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