Daily Archives: July 25, 2013

Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band performs at Casino Rama in Toronto 10 years ago tonight (2003)


Video: 'Ringo Starr - Yellow Submarine live @ Toronto 2003 HQ'

(Friday, July 25, 2003) — Ex-Beatle Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band (Colin Hay, Paul Carrack, John Waite, Sheila E. and Mark Rivera) performed tonight at Casino Rama in Toronto, Canada, on the second night of the first stop of his 30-city tour of the Eighth All-Starr Band.

Annoyed President Kennedy discusses excessively expensive bed for pregnant Mrs. Kennedy 50 years ago today (1963)


Video: 'JOHN F. KENNEDY TAPES: Angry at Furniture Purchase'

(Thursday, July 25, 1963) — On the same day the United States, the Soviet Union and Britain initialed a treaty in Moscow prohibiting the testing of nuclear weapons in the atmosphere, in space or underwater, an annoyed President John F. Kennedy discussed a with Arthur Sylvester and Gen. Godfrey McHugh a news report on the military purchase of an excessively expensive bed for the then-pregnant First Lady Jackie Kennedy. Continue reading Annoyed President Kennedy discusses excessively expensive bed for pregnant Mrs. Kennedy 50 years ago today (1963)

Benito Mussolini dismissed as Italian premier, placed under arrest 70 years ago today (1943)


Video: 'Allied invasion of Sicily' (July 25, 1943, at 34:28)

(Sunday, July 25, 1943, afternoon; during the Allied invasion of Sicily, part of the Italian Campaign of World War II) — Benito Mussolini was dismissed today as premier of Italy by King Victor Emmanuel III and placed under arrest, bringing an end to his dictatorship of more than 20 years. Continue reading Benito Mussolini dismissed as Italian premier, placed under arrest 70 years ago today (1943)