Historical Events In April - 25
Sunday, 16 May 2021
1915 On this day in history a J A Quintus Bosz, Indonesian/Suriname lawyer
1915 On this day in history nicola d' Arienzo, composer, dies at 72
1916 On April - 25 first commemoration of Anzac Day
1918 On this day in history australians drive Germans from Villers-Bretonneux, France
1918 On April - 25 the birth of Ella Fitzgerald, US jazz singer
1918 On April - 25 astrid Varnay, Stockholm Sweden, soprano (Met Opera 1941-56)
1919 Heinz Wunderlich, composer on this day in history.
1920 On April - 25 jean Carmet, actor (Cache Cash, Miss Mona, Night Magic)
1921 Jean Mogin, Belgian poet on this day in history.
1923 On April - 25 first Anzac Day Dawn Service held on Mt Clarence, overlooking King Georges Sound, Albany, Western Australia
1923 Aafje J R Bouber, [Blom], actress (Traveller Without Baggage) on April - 25.
1924 On this day in history erzsebet Szonyi, composer
1925 On April - 25 hindenburg takes office as president of Germany
1925 On this day in history paul von Hindenburg elected president of Germany
1925 Anthony Christopher, British trade unionist on this day in history.
1925 On April - 25 george Stephanescu, composer, dies at 81
1926 On April - 25 giacomo Puccini's opera "Turandot," premieres in Milan
1926 On this day in history paul Walter Furst, composer
1926 On April - 25 ellen K S Key, Swed author/feminist (Century of the Child), dies at 76
1927 On April - 25 spain routes 20,000 soldiers to Morocco (uprising Rifkabylen)
1927 On April - 25 ernst Widmer, composer
1928 On April - 25 buddy, a German Shepherd, becomes 1st guide dog for the blind
1928 On April - 25 pjotr N Wrangel, Russian baron general, dies at 49
1931 On April - 25 a J Y (Bert) Hopkins, cricketer (20 Tests for Aust, 509 runs), dies
1932 On April - 25 rose Franken's "Another Language," premieres in NYC
1933 On this day in history nY Yankee Russ Van Atta shuts out Washington Senators 16-0
1937 On April - 25 clem Sohn air show performer dies at 26 when his chute fails to open
1937 On this day in history clem Sohn, air show performer dies at 26 when his chute fails to open
1938 On this day in history the first use of seeing eye dog
1938 1st use of seeing eye dog on April - 25.
1940 On this day in history the birth of Al Pacino, American actor
1940 On this day in history two Canadian battalions held back in Scotland; on the way to join British force bound for Norway.
1941 On April - 25 operation Merkur: Hitler orders conquest of Kreta
1942 On April - 25 luftwaffe bombs Bath