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  1. On August 25, 1967, George Lincoln Rockwell, founder of the American Nazi Party, was shot and killed in Arlington, VA. Hearing of his son's death, Rockwell's father said: "I am not surprised at all. I've expected it for quite some time."

  2. British and American commanders ensured the liberation of Paris on 25 August 1944 was a "Whites Only" victory. Most of Charles De Gaulle's Free French Army were African colonial soldiers who fought valiantly to liberate Paris but were stripped of uniform, sent home and denied pensions.

  3. British and American commanders ensured that the liberation of Paris on 25 August 1944 was seen as a "whites only" victory. They insisted that all black soldiers be taken out and replaced by white ones from other units.

  4. On August 25, 1970, a group of Icelandic farmers blew up a dam project on the Laxá River that would have swept away their farms. Around 100 farmers turned themselves in but not one would snitch on who lit the fuse. They all walked free.

  5. In August 2015, nine months following the "Snowvember" storm, there was a 25 - 30% spike in the number of babies born in Buffalo, New York

  6. On August 25, 1835, the New York Sun published a 6 article hoax about the discovery of life on the moon, calling the inhabitants Moonbat's with a population of 4,200,000,000. The discoveries were falsely attributed to Sir John Herschel, one of the best-known contemporary astronomers of that time

  7. Haile Selassie, last Emperor of Ethiopia who was murdered in a coup in August 1975. His body was hidden under a toilet in the Royal Palace. When government discovered the remains 8 years later, they were put in a box labelled "Do Not Open". He was officially buried 25 years after his death.

  8. Stelvio Pass, Italy, the highest paved pass in the Eastern Alps, is closed to motor vehicles one day in August to allow an estimated 8000 cyclists and 25 runners to try and ascend to the top.

  9. On August 25, 1830, the French grand opera ‘La Muette de Portici’ which was honoring King William I on its last performance, was the site of what would become the founding of the country of Belgium.

  10. On August 25, 1919, the first regular international passenger air service took place. It was between London and Paris.

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The multiplayer portion of GoldenEye 007 was an afterthough, just added shortly before it's August 25, 1997 release date.