February 25th, 1986:

(AP Archive Video / AP Photos)

"People power" in the Philippines.

Longtime leader Ferdinand Marcos flees the country, amid mass protests after a tainted election.

Corazon Aquino, who ran against Marcos in that election, is installed as the new president.


(AP Photos)

In Moscow, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev (KROOSH-chef) harshly criticizes his predecessor, the late Josef Stalin.

Khrushchev denounces Stalin's "cult of personality" and abuses in power during a then-secret speech before a Communist Party Congress.


(AP Photos)

Inventor Samuel Colt patents his revolver --- a move that eventually popularizes the weapon's use.


(AP Photos)

(SOT of Ali)

Cassius Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali, becomes world heavyweight boxing champ --- beating Sonny Liston in Miami Beach, Florida.

And, 1943:

(AP Photos)

(NAT of 'My Sweet Lord')

Musician George Harrison --- known as the "Quiet One" of the Beatles --- is born in Liverpool, England.

Today in History, February 25th --- ___ ___, The Associated Press.




Tim Magwire

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