April 25th Events

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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, 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, 1990 (April 25 1990)EventThe Hubble Telescope is deployed into orbit from the Space Shuttle Discovery.
April 25th, 1988 (April 25 1988)EventIn Israel, John Demjanuk is sentenced to death for war crimes committed in World War II.
April 25th, 1986 (April 25 1986)EventMswati III is crowned King of Swaziland, succeeding his father Sobhuza II.
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, 1982 (April 25 1982)EventIsrael completes its withdrawal from the Sinai peninsula per the Camp David Accords.
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, 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, 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, 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, 1966 (April 25 1966)EventThe city of Tashkent is destroyed by a huge earthquake.
April 25th, 1961 (April 25 1961)EventRobert Noyce is granted a patent for an integrated circuit.
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, 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, 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, 1944 (April 25 1944)EventThe United Negro College Fund is incorporated.
April 25th, 1943 (April 25 1943)EventThe Demyansk Shield for German troops in commemoration of Demyansk Pocket is instituted.
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, 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, 1901 (April 25 1901)EventNew York becomes the first U.S. state to require automobile license plates.
April 25th, 1898 (April 25 1898)EventSpanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain.
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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 1707 (April 25 1707)EventThe Habsburg army is defeated by Bourbon army at Almansa (Spain) in the War of the Spanish Succession.
April 25th, 1607 (April 25 1607)EventEighty Years War: The Dutch fleet destroys the anchored Spanish fleet at Gibraltar.

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