Today in history, July 25. - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Today in history, July 25.

All of the events below took place on the same day of the month, July 25.

1603: James VI of Scotland is crowned King of England and Ireland on the death of Elizabeth I.

1866: Congress authorizes the rank of General of the Army, which is first bestowed upon Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant.

1894: Actor and recording artist Walter Brennan is born in Lynn, Massachusetts.

1946: Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis perform at Club 500 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, their first show as a comedy team.

1965: Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan shocks many in the crowd at the Newport Folk Festival by going electric.

1978: Louise Brown, the world's first test tube baby, is born in Oldham, England.

1995: Singer-songwriter and pianist Charlie Rich dies in Hammond, Louisiana at age 62.

2000: Concorde Air France Flight 4590 crashes shortly after takeoff from Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris. All 113 on board are killed.

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