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What Happened on July 25th This Day in History

Year Name
2019 National extreme heat records set this day in the UK, Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany during the July 2019 European heat wave.
2018 As-Suwayda attacks: Coordinated attacks occur in Syria.
2010 WikiLeaks publishes classified documents about the War in Afghanistan, one of the largest leaks in U.S. military history.
2007 Pratibha Patil is sworn in as India's first female president.
2000 Concorde Air France Flight 4590 crashes at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, killing 113 people.
1996 In a military coup in Burundi, Pierre Buyoya deposes Sylvestre Ntibantunganya.
1995 A gas bottle explodes in Saint Michel station of line B of the RER (Paris regional train network). Eight are killed and 80 wounded.
1994 Israel and Jordan sign the Washington Declaration, that formally ends the state of war that had existed between the nations since 1948.
1993 Israel launches a massive attack against Lebanon in what the Israelis call Operation Accountability, and the Lebanese call the Seven-Day War.
1993 The Saint James Church massacre occurs in Kenilworth, Cape Town, South Africa.
1984 Salyut 7 cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes the first woman to perform a space walk.
1983 Black July: Thirty-seven Tamil political prisoners at the Welikada high security prison in Colombo are massacred by the fellow Sinhalese prisoners.
1979 In accord with the Egypt–Israel peace treaty, Israel begins its withdrawal from the Sinai Peninsula.
1978 Puerto Rican police shoot two nationalists in the Cerro Maravilla murders.
1978 Birth of Louise Joy Brown, the first human to have been born after conception by in vitro fertilisation, or IVF.
1976 Viking program: Viking 1 takes the famous Face on Mars photo.
1973 Soviet Mars 5 space probe is launched.
1971 The Sohagpur massacre is perpetrated by the Pakistan Army.
1969 Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard Nixon declares the Nixon Doctrine, stating that the United States now expects its Asian allies to take care of their own military defense. This is the start of the "Vietnamization" of the war.
1965 Bob Dylan goes electric at the Newport Folk Festival, signaling a major change in folk and rock music.
1961 Cold War: In a speech John F. Kennedy emphasizes that any attack on Berlin is an attack on NATO.
1958 The African Regroupment Party holds its first congress in Cotonou.
1957 The Tunisian King Muhammad VIII al-Amin is replaced by President Habib Bourguiba.
1956 Forty-five miles south of Nantucket Island, the Italian ocean liner SS Andrea Doria collides with the MS Stockholm in heavy fog and sinks the next day, killing 51.
1946 The Crossroads Baker device is the first underwater nuclear weapon test.
1944 World War II: Operation Spring is one of the bloodiest days for the First Canadian Army during the war.
1943 World War II: Benito Mussolini is forced out of office by the King (encouraged by the Grand Council of Fascism) and is replaced by Pietro Badoglio.
1942 The Norwegian Manifesto calls for nonviolent resistance to the German occupation.
1940 General Henri Guisan orders the Swiss Army to resist German invasion and makes surrender illegal.
1934 The Nazis assassinate Austrian Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss in a failed coup attempt.
1925 Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union (TASS) is established.
1917 Sir Robert Borden introduces the first income tax in Canada as a "temporary" measure (lowest bracket is 4% and highest is 25%).
1915 RFC Captain Lanoe Hawker becomes the first British pursuit aviator to earn the Victoria Cross.
1909 Louis Blériot makes the first flight across the English Channel in a heavier-than-air machine from Calais to Dover, England, United Kingdom in 37 minutes.
1908 Ajinomoto is founded. Kikunae Ikeda of the Tokyo Imperial University discovers that a key ingredient in kombu soup stock is monosodium glutamate (MSG), and patents a process for manufacturing it.
1898 Spanish–American War: The American invasion of Spanish-held Puerto Rico begins, as United States Army troops under General Nelson A. Miles land and secure the port at Guánica.
1897 American author Jack London embarks on a sailing trip to take part in the Klondike's gold rush, from which he wrote his first successful stories.
1894 The First Sino-Japanese War begins when the Japanese fire upon a Chinese warship.
1869 The Japanese daimyōs begin returning their land holdings to the emperor as part of the Meiji Restoration reforms. (Traditional Japanese Date: June 17, 1869).
1868 The Wyoming Territory is established.
1866 The United States Congress passes legislation authorizing the rank of General of the Army. Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant becomes the first to be promoted to this rank.
1861 American Civil War: The United States Congress passes the Crittenden–Johnson Resolution, stating that the war is being fought to preserve the Union and not to end slavery, in the wake of the defeat at the First Battle of Bull Run.
1853 Joaquin Murrieta, the famous Californio bandit known as the "Robin Hood of El Dorado", is killed.
1837 The first commercial use of an electrical telegraph is successfully demonstrated in London by William Cooke and Charles Wheatstone.
1824 Costa Rica annexes Guanacaste from Nicaragua.
1814 War of 1812: An American attack on Canada is repulsed.
1799 Napoleon Bonaparte defeats a numerically superior Ottoman army under Mustafa Pasha at the Battle of Abukir.
1797 Horatio Nelson loses more than 300 men and his right arm during the failed conquest attempt of Tenerife (Spain).
1792 The Brunswick Manifesto is issued to the population of Paris promising vengeance if the French royal family is harmed.
1788 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart completes his Symphony No. 40 in G minor (K550).
1783 American Revolutionary War: The war's last action, the Siege of Cuddalore, is ended by a preliminary peace agreement.
1759 French and Indian War: In Western New York, British forces capture Fort Niagara from the French, who subsequently abandon Fort Rouillé.
1755 British governor Charles Lawrence and the Nova Scotia Council order the deportation of the Acadians.
1722 Dummer's War begins along the Maine-Massachusetts border.
1718 At the behest of Tsar Peter the Great, the construction of the Kadriorg Palace, dedicated to his wife Catherine, begins in Tallinn.
1693 Ignacio de Maya founds the Real Santiago de las Sabinas, now known as Sabinas Hidalgo, Nuevo León, Mexico.
1668 A magnitude 8.5 earthquake strikes eastern China, killing over 42,000 people.
1609 The English ship Sea Venture, en route to Virginia, is deliberately driven ashore during a storm at Bermuda to prevent its sinking; the survivors go on to found a new colony there.
1603 James VI and I and Anne of Denmark are crowned in Westminster Abbey.
1593 Henry IV of France publicly converts from Protestantism to Roman Catholicism.
1591 The Duke of Parma is defeated near the Dutch city of Nijmegen by an Anglo-Dutch force led by Maurice of Orange.
1567 Don Diego de Losada founds the city of Santiago de Leon de Caracas, modern-day Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela.
1554 The royal wedding of Mary I and Philip II of Spain celebrated at Winchester Cathedral.
1547 Henry II of France is crowned.
1538 The city of Guayaquil is founded by the Spanish Conquistador Francisco de Orellana and given the name Muy Noble y Muy Leal Ciudad de Santiago de Guayaquil.
1536 Sebastián de Belalcázar on his search of El Dorado founds the city of Santiago de Cali.
1467 The Battle of Molinella: The first battle in Italy in which firearms are used extensively.
1278 The naval Battle of Algeciras takes place in the context of the Spanish Reconquista resulting in a victory for the Emirate of Granada and the Maranid Dynasty over the Kingdom of Castile.
1261 The city of Constantinople is recaptured by Nicaean forces under the command of Alexios Strategopoulos, re-establishing the Byzantine Empire.
1139 Battle of Ourique: The Almoravids, led by Ali ibn Yusuf, are defeated by Prince Afonso Henriques who is proclaimed King of Portugal.
1137 Eleanor of Aquitaine marries Prince Louis, later King Louis VII of France, at the Cathedral of Saint-André in Bordeaux.
864 The Edict of Pistres of Charles the Bald orders defensive measures against the Vikings.
677 Climax of the Siege of Thessalonica by the Slavs in a three-day assault on the city walls.
315 The Arch of Constantine is completed near the Colosseum in Rome to commemorate Constantine I's victory over Maxentius at the Milvian Bridge.
306 Constantine I is proclaimed Roman emperor by his troops.
Famous People Born on July 25

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Year Name
1894 Gavrilo Princip, Bosnian Serb revolutionary (d. 1918)
1867 Alexander Rummler, American painter (d. 1959)
1987 Richard Bachman, American ice hockey player
1991 Hasan Piker, Twitch streamer
1943 Jim McCarty, English singer and drummer
1975 El Zorro, Mexican wrestler
1915 S. U. Ethirmanasingham, Sri Lankan businessman and politician
1962 Doug Drabek, American baseball player and coach
1946 Ljupka Dimitrovska, Macedonian-Croatian pop singer (d. 2016)
1969 Jon Barry, American basketball player and sportscaster
Famous People Deaths On July 25

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Date Name
2019 Beji Caid Essebsi, 4th President and 9th Prime Minister of Tunisia (b. 1926)
2013 Walter De Maria, American sculptor, illustrator, and composer (b. 1935)
1643 Robert Pierrepont, 1st Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull, English general and politician (b. 1584)
1984 Bryan Hextall, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1913)
1934 François Coty, French businessman, founded Coty, Inc. (b. 1874)
1791 Isaac Low, American merchant and politician (b. 1735)
1992 Alfred Drake, American actor and singer (b. 1914)
1989 Steve Rubell, American businessman, co-owner of Studio 54 (b. 1943)
1842 Dominique Jean Larrey, French physician and surgeon (b. 1766)
885 Ragenold, margrave of Neustria