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What Happened on April 25th This Day in History

Year Name
2015 Nearly 9,100 are killed after a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal.
2014 The Flint water crisis begins when officials at Flint, Michigan switch the city's water supply to the Flint River, leading to lead and bacteria contamination upon the citizens.
2007 Boris Yeltsin's funeral: The first to be sanctioned by the Russian Orthodox Church for a head of state since the funeral of Emperor Alexander III in 1894.
2005 The final piece of the Obelisk of Axum is returned to Ethiopia after being stolen by the invading Italian army in 1937.
2005 A seven-car commuter train derails and crashes into an apartment building near Amagasaki Station in Japan, killing 107, including the driver.
2005 Bulgaria and Romania sign the Treaty of Accession 2005 to join the European Union.
2004 The March for Women's Lives brings between 500,000 and 800,000 protesters, mostly pro-choice, to Washington D.C. to protest the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003, and other restrictions on abortion.
2001 President George W. Bush pledges U.S. military support in the event of a Chinese attack on Taiwan.
1990 Violeta Chamorro takes office as the President of Nicaragua, the first woman to hold the position.
1983 Cold War: American schoolgirl Samantha Smith is invited to visit the Soviet Union by its leader Yuri Andropov after he read her letter in which she expressed fears about nuclear war.
1983 Pioneer 10 travels beyond Pluto's orbit.
1982 Israel completes its withdrawal from the Sinai Peninsula per the Camp David Accords.
1981 More than 100 workers are exposed to radiation during repairs of at the Tsuruga Nuclear Power Plant in Japan.
1980 One hundred forty-six people are killed when Dan-Air Flight 1008 crashes near Los Rodeos Airport in Tenerife, Canary Islands.
1974 Carnation Revolution: A leftist military coup in Portugal overthrows the authoritarian-conservative Estado Novo regime and establishes a democratic government.
1972 Vietnam War: Nguyen Hue Offensive: The North Vietnamese 320th Division forces 5,000 South Vietnamese troops to retreat and traps about 2,500 others northwest of Kontum.
1961 Robert Noyce is granted a patent for an integrated circuit.
1960 The United States Navy submarine USS Triton completes the first submerged circumnavigation of the globe.
1959 The Saint Lawrence Seaway, linking the North American Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, officially opens to shipping.
1954 The first practical solar cell is publicly demonstrated by Bell Telephone Laboratories.
1953 Francis Crick and James Watson publish "Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids: A Structure for Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid" describing the double helix structure of DNA.
1951 Korean War: Assaulting Chinese forces are forced to withdraw after heavy fighting with UN forces, primarily made up of Australian and Canadian troops, at the Battle of Kapyong.
1945 Elbe Day: United States and Soviet reconnaissance troops meet in Torgau and Strehla along the River Elbe, cutting the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany in two.
1945 Liberation Day (Italy): The National Liberation Committee for Northern Italy calls for a general uprising against the German occupation and the Italian Social Republic.
1945 United Nations Conference on International Organization: Founding negotiations for the United Nations begin in San Francisco.
1945 The last German troops retreat from Finland's soil in Lapland, ending the Lapland War. Military acts of Second World War end in Finland.
1944 The United Negro College Fund is incorporated.
1938 U.S. Supreme Court delivers its opinion in Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins and overturns a century of federal common law.
1920 At the San Remo conference, the principal Allied Powers of World War I adopt a resolution to determine the allocation of Class "A" League of Nations mandates for administration of the former Ottoman-ruled lands of the Middle East.
1916 Anzac Day is commemorated for the first time on the first anniversary of the landing at ANZAC Cove.
1915 World War I: The Battle of Gallipoli begins: The invasion of the Turkish Gallipoli Peninsula by British, French, Indian, Newfoundland, Australian and New Zealand troops, begins with landings at Anzac Cove and Cape Helles.
1901 New York becomes the first U.S. state to require automobile license plates.
1898 Spanish–American War: The United States Congress declares that a state of war between the U.S. and Spain has existed since April 21, when an American naval blockade of the Spanish colony of Cuba began.
1882 French and Vietnamese troops clashed in Tonkin, when Commandant Henri Rivière seized the citadel of Hanoi with a small force of marine infantry.
1864 American Civil War: In the Battle of Marks' Mills, a force of 8,000 Confederate soldiers attacks 1,800 Union soldiers and a large number of wagon teamsters, killing or wounding 1,500 Union combatants.
1862 American Civil War: Forces under U.S. Admiral David Farragut demand the surrender of the Confederate city of New Orleans, Louisiana.
1859 British and French engineers break ground for the Suez Canal.
1849 The Governor General of Canada, Lord Elgin, signs the Rebellion Losses Bill, outraging Montreal's English population and triggering the Montreal Riots.
1846 Thornton Affair: Open conflict begins over the disputed border of Texas, triggering the Mexican–American War.
1829 Charles Fremantle arrives in HMS Challenger off the coast of modern-day Western Australia prior to declaring the Swan River Colony for the British Empire.
1792 Highwayman Nicolas J. Pelletier becomes the first person executed by guillotine.
1792 "La Marseillaise" (the French national anthem) is composed by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle.
1707 A coalition of Britain, the Netherlands and Portugal is defeated by a Franco-Spanish army at Almansa (Spain) in the War of the Spanish Succession.
1644 Transition from Ming to Qing: The Chongzhen Emperor, the last Emperor of Ming China, commits suicide during a peasant rebellion led by Li Zicheng.
1607 Eighty Years' War: The Dutch fleet destroys the anchored Spanish fleet at Gibraltar.
1134 The name Zagreb was mentioned for the first time in the Felician Charter relating to the establishment of the Zagreb Bishopric around 1094.
799 After mistreatment and disfigurement by the citizens of Rome, Pope Leo III flees to the Frankish court of king Charlemagne at Paderborn for protection.
775 The Battle of Bagrevand puts an end to an Armenian rebellion against the Abbasid Caliphate. Muslim control over the South Caucasus is solidified and its Islamization begins, while several major Armenian nakharar families lose power and their remnants flee to the Byzantine Empire.
404 Admiral Lysander and King Pausanias of Sparta blockade Athens and bring the Peloponnesian War to a successful conclusion.
Famous People Born on April 25

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Year Name
1963 Dave Martin, English footballer
1980 Alejandro Valverde, Spanish cyclist
1965 Mark Bryant, American basketball player and coach
1776 Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (d. 1857)
1950 Valentyna Kozyr, Ukrainian high jumper
1938 Ton Schulten, Dutch painter and graphic designer
1975 Jacque Jones, American baseball player and coach
1960 Robert Peston, English journalist
1926 Johnny Craig, American author and illustrator (d. 2001)
1949 James Fenton, English poet, journalist and literary critic
Famous People Deaths On April 25

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Date Name
2006 Jane Jacobs, American-Canadian journalist, author, and activist (b. 1916)
1605 Naresuan, Siamese King of Ayutthaya Kingdom (b. c. 1555)
1988 Carolyn Franklin, American singer-songwriter (b. 1944)
1928 Pyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel, Russian general (b. 1878)
2001 Michele Alboreto, Italian racing driver (b. 1956)
2014 Dan Heap, Canadian priest and politician (b. 1925)
1911 Emilio Salgari, Italian journalist and author (b. 1862)
1982 John Cody, American cardinal (b. 1907)
501 Rusticus, saint and archbishop of Lyon (b. 455)
1923 Louis-Olivier Taillon, Canadian lawyer and politician, 8th Premier of Quebec (b. 1840)