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April 25th, 2068 (April 25 2068)DeathSaint Mark, the first Pope of Alexandria and the founder of Christianity in Africa
April 25th, 2032 (April 25 2032)BirthMarcus Salvius Otho, Roman Emperor (died in 69)
April 25th, 2008 (April 25 2008)DeathHumphrey Lyttelton, Jazz musician and broadcaster, (born in 1921)
April 25th, 2007 (April 25 2007)EventBoris Yeltsin s funeralthe first to be sanctioned by the Russian Orthodox Church for a head of state since the funeral of Emperor Alexander III in 1894.Boris Yeltsin Quotes
April 25th, 2007 (April 25 2007)DeathAlan Ball, English footballer (born in 1945)
April 25th, 2007 (April 25 2007)DeathBobby "Boris" Pickett, American singer and songwriter (born in 1938)
April 25th, 2007 (April 25 2007)DeathArthur Milton, English footballer and cricketer (born in 1928)
April 25th, 2006 (April 25 2006)DeathJane Jacobs, American-born Canadian urbanist (born in 1916)
April 25th, 2005 (April 25 2005)EventThe final piece of the Obelisk of Axum is returned to Ethiopia after being stolen by the invading Italian army in 1937.
April 25th, 2005 (April 25 2005)EventBulgaria and Romania sign accession treaties to join the European Union.
April 25th, 2005 (April 25 2005)Event107 die in Amagasaki rail crash in Japan. Saki Quotes
April 25th, 2005 (April 25 2005)DeathSwami Ranganathananda, Indian monk (born in 1908)
April 25th, 2004 (April 25 2004)DeathThom Gunn, British poet (born in 1929)Thom Gunn Quotes
April 25th, 2003 (April 25 2003)DeathSamson Kitur, Kenyan athlete (born in 1966)
April 25th, 2002 (April 25 2002)DeathIndra Devi, yoga teacher (born in 1899)
April 25th, 2002 (April 25 2002)DeathLisa Lopes, American rapper (TLC) (born in 1971)
April 25th, 2001 (April 25 2001)DeathMichele Alboreto, Italian race car driver (born in 1956)
April 25th, 2000 (April 25 2000)DeathDavid Merrick, American theatrical producer (born in 1911)
April 25th, 2000 (April 25 2000)DeathLucien le Cam, French mathematician (born in 1924)
April 25th, 1999 (April 25 1999)DeathLord Killanin, Irish International Olympic Committee president (born in 1914)
April 25th, 1998 (April 25 1998)DeathWright Morris, American writer (born in 1910)
April 25th, 1996 (April 25 1996)BirthAllisyn Ashley Arm, American child actress
April 25th, 1996 (April 25 1996)DeathSaul Bass, American graphics designer (born in 1920)
April 25th, 1995 (April 25 1995)DeathArt Fleming, American game show host (born in 1925)
April 25th, 1995 (April 25 1995)DeathGinger Rogers, American actress and dancer (born in 1911)
April 25th, 1992 (April 25 1992)DeathYutaka Ozaki, Japanese singer-songwriter (born in 1965)
April 25th, 1990 (April 25 1990)EventThe Hubble Telescope is deployed into orbit from the Space Shuttle Discovery.
April 25th, 1990 (April 25 1990)DeathDexter Gordon, American saxophonist (born in 1923)
April 25th, 1989 (April 25 1989)BirthGedhun Choekyi Nyima, 11th Panchen Lama
April 25th, 1989 (April 25 1989)BirthRobbie Tarrant, Australian football player
April 25th, 1988 (April 25 1988)EventIn Israel, John Demjanuk is sentenced to death for war crimes committed in World War II.
April 25th, 1988 (April 25 1988)BirthSara Paxton, American actress
April 25th, 1988 (April 25 1988)BirthJames Sheppard, Canadian ice hockey player
April 25th, 1987 (April 25 1987)BirthJohann Smith, American soccer player
April 25th, 1986 (April 25 1986)EventMswati III is crowned King of Swaziland, succeeding his father Sobhuza II.
April 25th, 1985 (April 25 1985)BirthGiedo van der Garde, Dutch racing driver
April 25th, 1984 (April 25 1984)BirthAndre Woodson, American football quarterback
April 25th, 1984 (April 25 1984)BirthRobert Andino, Baseball player
April 25th, 1983 (April 25 1983)EventAmerican 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.
April 25th, 1983 (April 25 1983)EventPioneer 10 travels beyond Pluto s orbit.
April 25th, 1983 (April 25 1983)BirthDeAngelo Williams, National Football League runningback
April 25th, 1983 (April 25 1983)BirthJ.P. Howell, American baseball player
April 25th, 1982 (April 25 1982)EventIsrael completes its withdrawal from the Sinai peninsula per the Camp David Accords.
April 25th, 1982 (April 25 1982)BirthMonty Panesar, English cricketer
April 25th, 1982 (April 25 1982)BirthBrian Barton, American baseball player
April 25th, 1982 (April 25 1982)DeathJohn Cardinal Cody, American cardinal (born in 1907)
April 25th, 1981 (April 25 1981)EventMore than 100 workers are exposed to radiation during repairs of a nuclear power plant in Tsuruga, Japan.
April 25th, 1981 (April 25 1981)BirthDwone Hicks, National Football League runningback
April 25th, 1981 (April 25 1981)BirthFelipe Massa, Brazilian Formula One driver
April 25th, 1981 (April 25 1981)BirthJohn McFall, British Paralympic sprinter
April 25th, 1981 (April 25 1981)BirthAnja Parson, Swedish skier
April 25th, 1980 (April 25 1980)BirthAlejandro Valverde, Spanish cyclist
April 25th, 1980 (April 25 1980)BirthBruce Martin, New Zealand cricketer
April 25th, 1980 (April 25 1980)DeathKatia Mann, wife of German writer Thomas Mann (born in 1883)Thomas Mann Quotes
April 25th, 1978 (April 25 1978)BirthLeticia Birkheuer, Brazilian model
April 25th, 1978 (April 25 1978)DeathLee Kim Lai, Singaporean police officer (born in 1960)
April 25th, 1977 (April 25 1977)BirthConstantinos Christoforou, Cypriot singer
April 25th, 1977 (April 25 1977)BirthMarguerite Moreau, American actress
April 25th, 1977 (April 25 1977)BirthMatthew West, American Christian singer
April 25th, 1977 (April 25 1977)BirthIlias Kotsios, Greek footballer
April 25th, 1977 (April 25 1977)BirthPaavo Siljamaki, Finnish musician
April 25th, 1976 (April 25 1976)BirthTim Duncan, American basketball player
April 25th, 1976 (April 25 1976)BirthRainer Schuttler, German tennis player
April 25th, 1976 (April 25 1976)BirthGilberto, Brazilian footballer
April 25th, 1976 (April 25 1976)DeathCarol Reed, British film producer and director (born in 1906)
April 25th, 1975 (April 25 1975)EventAs North Vietnamese forces close in on the South Vietnamese capital Saigon, the Australian Embassy is closed and evacuated, almost ten years to the day since the first Australian troop commitment to South Vietnam.
April 25th, 1975 (April 25 1975)BirthEmily Bergl, English-American actress
April 25th, 1975 (April 25 1975)BirthJacque Jones, American baseball player
April 25th, 1975 (April 25 1975)BirthChris Lilley, Australian actor, comedian, and writer
April 25th, 1975 (April 25 1975)DeathMike Brant, Israeli singer (born in 1947)
April 25th, 1974 (April 25 1974)EventCarnation Revolution: A leftist military coup in Portugal restores democracy after more than forty years as a corporate fascist state.
April 25th, 1973 (April 25 1973)BirthFredrik Larzon, Swedish drummer (Millencolin)
April 25th, 1972 (April 25 1972)EventVietnam 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.
April 25th, 1972 (April 25 1972)BirthSara Baras, Spanish ballerina
April 25th, 1972 (April 25 1972)DeathGeorge Sanders, British actor (born in 1906)
April 25th, 1971 (April 25 1971)BirthTomoko Kawakami, (Voice Actress), Japanese Seiyuu
April 25th, 1970 (April 25 1970)BirthJason Lee, American actor
April 25th, 1969 (April 25 1969)BirthJoe Buck, American sports broadcaster
April 25th, 1969 (April 25 1969)BirthGina Torres, American actress
April 25th, 1969 (April 25 1969)BirthDarren Woodson, American football player
April 25th, 1969 (April 25 1969)BirthRenee Zellweger, American actress
April 25th, 1968 (April 25 1968)DeathJohn Tewksbury, American athlete (born in 1876)
April 25th, 1966 (April 25 1966)EventThe city of Tashkent is destroyed by a huge earthquake.
April 25th, 1966 (April 25 1966)BirthJames Stacy Barbour, American actor and singer
April 25th, 1965 (April 25 1965)BirthEric Avery, American musician (Jane s Addiction, Deconstruction, Polar Bear)
April 25th, 1965 (April 25 1965)BirthSimon Fowler, English musician (Ocean Colour Scene)
April 25th, 1964 (April 25 1964)BirthHank Azaria, American actor
April 25th, 1964 (April 25 1964)BirthAndy Bell, British singer and songwriter (band Erasure)
April 25th, 1964 (April 25 1964)BirthWisit Sasanatieng, Thai film director
April 25th, 1961 (April 25 1961)EventRobert Noyce is granted a patent for an integrated circuit.
April 25th, 1961 (April 25 1961)BirthDinesh D Souza, American author
April 25th, 1960 (April 25 1960)BirthBruce Redman, Australian film producer
April 25th, 1959 (April 25 1959)EventThe St. Lawrence Seaway, linking the North American Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, officially opens to shipping.
April 25th, 1959 (April 25 1959)BirthDominique Blanc, French actress
April 25th, 1958 (April 25 1958)BirthFish, Scottish singer and lyricist (ex-Marillion)
April 25th, 1956 (April 25 1956)BirthJaroslava Schallerova, Hungarian actress
April 25th, 1955 (April 25 1955)BirthParviz Parastui, Iranian actor
April 25th, 1955 (April 25 1955)BirthAmerico Gallego, Argentine footballer
April 25th, 1953 (April 25 1953)EventFrancis Crick and James D. Watson publish Molecular structure of nucleic acids: a structure for deoxyribose nucleic acid describing the double helix structure of DNA.James D. Watson Quotes
April 25th, 1952 (April 25 1952)BirthKetil Bjornstad, Norwegian pianist
April 25th, 1952 (April 25 1952)BirthVladislav Tretiak, Soviet ice hockey player
April 25th, 1951 (April 25 1951)BirthIan McCartney, British Member of Parliament
April 25th, 1950 (April 25 1950)BirthSteve Ferrone, British drummer
April 25th, 1949 (April 25 1949)BirthDominique Strauss-Kahn, French economist, lawyer, and politician
April 25th, 1949 (April 25 1949)BirthVicente Pernia, Argentine footballer
April 25th, 1949 (April 25 1949)BirthJames Fenton, British poetJames Fenton Quotes
April 25th, 1948 (April 25 1948)BirthYu Shyi-kun, former Premier of Taiwan
April 25th, 1947 (April 25 1947)BirthJohan Cruijff, Dutch footballer
April 25th, 1947 (April 25 1947)BirthJeffrey DeMunn, American actor
April 25th, 1946 (April 25 1946)BirthTalia Shire, American actress
April 25th, 1946 (April 25 1946)BirthVladimir Zhirinovsky, Russian politician
April 25th, 1945 (April 25 1945)EventElbe Day: United States and Russian troops meet in Torgau along the River Elbe, cutting the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany in two, a milestone in the approaching end of World War II in Europe.
April 25th, 1945 (April 25 1945)EventThe Nazi occupation army leaves Northern Italy after a general partisan insurrection by the Italian resistance movement. This day is taken as symbolic of the Liberation of Italy.
April 25th, 1945 (April 25 1945)EventFifty nations gather in San Francisco, California to begin the United Nations Conference on International Organizations.
April 25th, 1945 (April 25 1945)BirthBjorn Ulvaeus, Swedish singer and songwriter (ABBA)
April 25th, 1945 (April 25 1945)BirthStu Cook, American rock bassist (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
April 25th, 1944 (April 25 1944)EventThe United Negro College Fund is incorporated.
April 25th, 1944 (April 25 1944)DeathTony Mullane, Irish-born American baseball player (born in 1859)
April 25th, 1943 (April 25 1943)EventThe Demyansk Shield for German troops in commemoration of Demyansk Pocket is instituted.
April 25th, 1943 (April 25 1943)DeathVladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, Russian theatre director (born in 1858)
April 25th, 1942 (April 25 1942)BirthJon Kyl, American politician
April 25th, 1941 (April 25 1941)BirthBertrand Tavernier, French director, screenwriter and actor
April 25th, 1941 (April 25 1941)BirthPrincess Muna al-Hussein, of Jordan
April 25th, 1940 (April 25 1940)BirthAl Pacino, American actor
April 25th, 1939 (April 25 1939)BirthTed Kooser, American poet and US Poet Laureate
April 25th, 1938 (April 25 1938)EventU.S. Supreme Court delivers opinion in Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins and overturns a century of federal common law.
April 25th, 1938 (April 25 1938)BirthTon Schulten, Dutch artist
April 25th, 1937 (April 25 1937)DeathMichal Drzymala, Polish rebel (born in 1857)
April 25th, 1935 (April 25 1935)BirthApril Ashley, English model
April 25th, 1934 (April 25 1934)BirthPeter McParland, Northern Irish footballer
April 25th, 1933 (April 25 1933)BirthJerry Leiber, American composer
April 25th, 1932 (April 25 1932)BirthWilliam Roache, British television actor (Coronation Street)
April 25th, 1932 (April 25 1932)BirthMeadowlark Lemon, American basketball player
April 25th, 1931 (April 25 1931)BirthFelix Berezin, Russian mathematician (died in 1980)
April 25th, 1930 (April 25 1930)BirthPaul Mazursky, American film director and writer
April 25th, 1929 (April 25 1929)BirthYvette Williams First New Zealander to go to olympics
April 25th, 1928 (April 25 1928)DeathPyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel, Russian counter-revolutionary (born in 1878)
April 25th, 1927 (April 25 1927)BirthAlbert Uderzo, French cartoonist
April 25th, 1926 (April 25 1926)BirthGertrude Frohlich-Sandner, Austrian politician (died in 2008)
April 25th, 1925 (April 25 1925)BirthSammy Drechsel, German journalist, film director, and cabaret performer (died in 1986)
April 25th, 1925 (April 25 1925)BirthKay E. Kuter, American actor (died in 2003)
April 25th, 1923 (April 25 1923)BirthAlbert King, American musician (died in 1992)
April 25th, 1923 (April 25 1923)DeathLouis-Olivier Taillon, Quebec politician (born in 1840)
April 25th, 1921 (April 25 1921)BirthKarel Appel, Dutch painter (died in 2006)
April 25th, 1918 (April 25 1918)BirthGerard Henri de Vaucouleurs, French astronomer (died in 1995)
April 25th, 1918 (April 25 1918)BirthAstrid Varnay, Swedish-born soprano (died in 2006)
April 25th, 1917 (April 25 1917)BirthElla Fitzgerald, American singer (died in 1996)
April 25th, 1916 (April 25 1916)EventEaster Rebellion: The United Kingdom declares martial law in Ireland. Martial Quotes
April 25th, 1916 (April 25 1916)EventAnzac Day commemorated for the first time, on the first anniversary of the landing at Anzac Cove.
April 25th, 1915 (April 25 1915)EventWorld War I: The Battle of Gallipoli begins -- The invasion of the Turkish Gallipoli Peninsula by Australian, British, French and New Zealand troops begins with landings at Anzac Cove and Cape Helles.
April 25th, 1915 (April 25 1915)DeathFrederick William Seward, United States Assistant Secretary of State (born in 1830)
April 25th, 1914 (April 25 1914)BirthRoss Lockridge, Jr., American writer (died in 1948)
April 25th, 1911 (April 25 1911)DeathEmilio Salgari, Italian novelist (born in 1862)
April 25th, 1909 (April 25 1909)BirthWilliam Pereira, American architect (died in 1985)
April 25th, 1908 (April 25 1908)BirthEdward R. Murrow, American journalist (died in 1965)Edward R. Murrow Quotes
April 25th, 1906 (April 25 1906)BirthWilliam J. Brennan, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (died in 1997)
April 25th, 1905 (April 25 1905)BirthGeorge Nepia, New Zealand rugby player (died in 1986)
April 25th, 1903 (April 25 1903)BirthAndrey Nikolayevich Kolmogorov, Russian mathematician (died in 1987)
April 25th, 1902 (April 25 1902)BirthWerner Heyde, German psychiatrist (died in 1964)
April 25th, 1901 (April 25 1901)EventNew York becomes the first U.S. state to require automobile license plates.
April 25th, 1900 (April 25 1900)BirthWolfgang Ernst Pauli, Austrian-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1958)Wolfgang Pauli Quotes
April 25th, 1898 (April 25 1898)EventSpanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain.
April 25th, 1898 (April 25 1898)BirthFred Haney, baseball player (died in 1977)
April 25th, 1897 (April 25 1897)BirthMary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood (died in 1965)
April 25th, 1892 (April 25 1892)DeathHenri Duveyrier, French explorer (born in 1840)
April 25th, 1891 (April 25 1891)DeathNathaniel Woodard, English educationalist (born in 1811)
April 25th, 1878 (April 25 1878)DeathAnna Sewell, English author (born in 1820)
April 25th, 1874 (April 25 1874)BirthGuglielmo Marconi, Italian inventor, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics (died in 1937)Guglielmo Marconi Quotes
April 25th, 1868 (April 25 1868)BirthJohn Bevins Moisant, pioneer aviator, first to cross English Channel with passenger and a cat, killed in New Orleans whose present day airport was originally name for him. (D. 1910)
April 25th, 1864 (April 25 1864)EventAmerican Civil War: The Battle of Marks Mills.
April 25th, 1862 (April 25 1862)EventAmerican Civil War: Forces under Union Admiral David Farragut capture the Confederate city of New Orleans, Louisiana.
April 25th, 1861 (April 25 1861)EventAmerican Civil War: The Union Army arrives in Washington, D.C.
April 25th, 1859 (April 25 1859)EventBritish and French engineers break ground for the Suez Canal.
April 25th, 1851 (April 25 1851)BirthLeopoldo Alas y Urena, a.k.a. "Clarin", Spanish novelist (died in 1901)
April 25th, 1849 (April 25 1849)EventThe Governor General of Canada, Lord Elgin, signs the Rebellion Losses Bill, outraging Montreal s English population and triggering the Montreal Riots.
April 25th, 1849 (April 25 1849)BirthFelix Klein, German mathematician (died in 1925)
April 25th, 1847 (April 25 1847)EventThe last survivors of the Donner Party are out of the wilderness.
April 25th, 1846 (April 25 1846)EventThornton Affair: Open conflict begins over the disputed border of Texas, triggering the Mexican-American War.
April 25th, 1843 (April 25 1843)BirthAlice of the United Kingdom, Grand Duchess of Hesse (died in 1878)
April 25th, 1840 (April 25 1840)DeathSimeon-Denis Poisson, French mathematician (born in 1781)
April 25th, 1829 (April 25 1829)EventCharles Fremantle arrives in the HMS Challenger off the coast of modern-day Western Australia prior to declaring the Swan River Colony for the United Kingdom.
April 25th, 1822 (April 25 1822)BirthFrederick Law Olmsted, American landscape designer (died in 1903)
April 25th, 1800 (April 25 1800)DeathWilliam Cowper, English poet (born in 1731)William Cowper Quotes
April 25th, 1792 (April 25 1792)EventHighwayman Nicolas J. Pelletier becomes the first person executed by guillotine.
April 25th, 1792 (April 25 1792)EventLa Marseillaise (French national anthem) is composed by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle.
April 25th, 1776 (April 25 1776)BirthPrincess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (died in 1857)
April 25th, 1775 (April 25 1775)BirthCharlotte of Spain, Spanish Infanta and queen of Portugal (died in 1830)
April 25th, 1770 (April 25 1770)BirthGeorg Sverdrup, Norwegian philologist (died in 1850) Philo Quotes
April 25th, 1770 (April 25 1770)DeathJean-Antoine Nollet, French abbot and physicist (born in 1700)
April 25th, 1767 (April 25 1767)BirthNicolas Oudinot, French marshal (died in 1847)
April 25th, 1744 (April 25 1744)DeathAnders Celsius, Swedish astronomer (born in 1701)
April 25th, 1740 (April 25 1740)DeathShrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (born in 1699)
April 25th, 1725 (April 25 1725)BirthAugustus Keppel, 1st Viscount Keppel, British admiral (died in 1786)
April 25th, 1710 (April 25 1710)BirthJames Ferguson, Scottish astronomer (died in 1776)
April 25th, 1707 (April 25 1707)EventThe Habsburg army is defeated by Bourbon army at Almansa (Spain) in the War of the Spanish Succession.
April 25th, 1694 (April 25 1694)BirthRichard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington, English architect (died in 1753)
April 25th, 1690 (April 25 1690)DeathDavid Teniers the Younger, Flemish artist (born in 1610)
April 25th, 1660 (April 25 1660)DeathHenry Hammond, English churchman (born in 1605)
April 25th, 1644 (April 25 1644)DeathChongzhen Emperor, Emperor of China (born in 1611)
April 25th, 1621 (April 25 1621)BirthRoger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery, British soldier, statesman, and dramatist (died in 1679)
April 25th, 1608 (April 25 1608)BirthGaston, Duke of Orleans, French politician (died in 1660)
April 25th, 1607 (April 25 1607)EventEighty Years War: The Dutch fleet destroys the anchored Spanish fleet at Gibraltar.
April 25th, 1605 (April 25 1605)DeathNaresuan, King of Siam (born in 1555)
April 25th, 1599 (April 25 1599)BirthOliver Cromwell, English statesman (died in 1658)Oliver Cromwell Quotes
April 25th, 1595 (April 25 1595)DeathTorquato Tasso, Italian poet (born in 1544)Torquato Tasso Quotes
April 25th, 1566 (April 25 1566)DeathDiane de Poitiers, mistress of King Henry II of France (born in 1499)
April 25th, 1566 (April 25 1566)DeathLouise Labe, French poet
April 25th, 1516 (April 25 1516)DeathJohn Yonge, English diplomat (born in 1467)
April 25th, 1502 (April 25 1502)BirthGeorg Major, German Protestant theologian (died in 1574)
April 25th, 1472 (April 25 1472)DeathLeon Battista Alberti, Italian artist, poet, and philosopher (born in 1404) Philo Quotes
April 25th, 1295 (April 25 1295)DeathKing Sancho IV of Castile
April 25th, 1287 (April 25 1287)BirthRoger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March, de facto ruler of England (died in 1330)
April 25th, 1284 (April 25 1284)BirthKing Edward II of England (died in 1327)
April 25th, 1265 (April 25 1265)DeathRoger de Quincy, 2nd Earl of Winchester, English crusader
April 25th, 1228 (April 25 1228)BirthConrad IV of Germany (died in 1254)
April 25th, 1214 (April 25 1214)BirthKing Louis IX of France (died in 1270) Louis IX of France Quotes
April 25th, 1185 (April 25 1185)DeathEmperor Antoku of Japan (born in 1178)

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