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April 25th is the 115th day of the year (116th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 250 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about April 25th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on April 25th
1214 Louis IX (King of France 1226-1270)
1284 Edward II (King of England 1307-1327)
1599 Oliver Cromwell (parliamentarian, Lord Protector)
1849 Felix Klein (mathematician)
1874 Guglielmo Marconi (radio pioneer)
1900 Wolfgang Pauli (physicist - Nobel Laureate)
1908 Edward R. Murrow (broadcast journalist)
1917 Ella Fitzgerald (singer)
1923 Albert King (singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer)
1940 Al Pacino (actor)
1943 Tony Christie (singer-songwriter, actor)
1945 Björn Ulvaeus (musician, singer - ABBA)
1945 Richard C. Hoagland (author and theorist about lost civilizations, aliens, etc.)
1946 Talia Shire (actress)
1946 Vladimir Zhirinovsky (Russian politician)
1949 Dominique Strauss-Kahn (economist, lawyer, French politician)
1955 Zev Siegl (businessman, co-founder Starbucks)
1957 Eric Bristow (darts player)
1958 Fish (singer - Marillion)
1960 Robert Peston (journalist)
1963 David Moyes (soccer player and manager)
1964 Andy Bell (singer - Erasure)
1964 Hank Azaria (actor)
1969 Renée Zellweger
April 25th in History
404 BC Sparta defeats Athens, ending the Peloponnesian War.
1607 Dutch fleet destroys the Spanish fleet at Gibraltar.
1792 Nicolas Jacques Pelletier, a highwayman, is the first person to be executed by guillotine.
1859 Construction work begins on the Suez canal.
1898 The US Congress passes a resolution declaring that a state of war between the USA and Spain had existed since April 21st (later backdated to April 20th).
1915 British, French, Indian, Newfoundland, Australian and New Zealand troops land at Anzac Cove and Cape Helles beginning the Battle of Gallipoli.
1916 ANZAC Day is commemorated for the first time.
1937 The German Luftwaffe bombs Guernica in the Spanish civil war.
1944 United Negro College Fund incorporated.
1945 US and Soviet forces meet at Torgau on the Elbe, cutting Nazi Germany into two.
1953 Francis Crick and James Watson describe the double helix structure of DNA.
1954 Bell Telephone Laboratories demonstrate the first practical solar cell.
1959 Opening of the Saint Lawrence Seaway which links the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean.
1960 The US Navy submarine Triton completes the first submerged circumnavigation of the Earth.
1961 Robert Noyce is granted a patent for the integrated circuit.
1970 China launches her first satellite, Dong Fang Hong I.
1982 Israel completes its withdrawal from the Sinai in accordance with the Camp David Accords.
1983 Space probe Pioneer 10 passes the orbit of Pluto.
1986 Mswai III crowned King of Swaziland.
1990 Violeta Chamorro is the first woman to take office as the President of Nicaragua.
2004 In the March for Women's Lives, between 500,000 and 800,000 protestors march in Washington D.C. to protest against restrictions on abortion including the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act.
2005 Last part of the Obelisk of Axum is return to Ethiopia after having been stolen by the invading Italian army in 1937.
2005 Bulgaria and Romania sign accession treaty to join the European Union.
2007 Boris Yeltsin's funeral.
April 25th is also
ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, Cook Islands) - Commemorates the the bravery and sacrifice of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC)
Freedom Day (Portugal) - commemorating Carnation Revolution of 1974
Festa della Liberazione (Italy)
National Flag Day (Faroe Islands)
National Flag Day (Swaziland)
Feast of Saint Mark (Catholicism)
People born on April 25th are Taurus
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