Historical Events In April - 25
Saturday, 31 October 2020
1942 On April - 25 paul Kornfeld, writer, dies at 52
1943 The Demyansk Shield for German troops in commemoration of Demyansk Pocket is instituted on this day in history.
1943 On April - 25 vladimir Ivanovich Nemirovich-Danchenko, playwright/director, dies
1944 On this day in history united Negro College Fund incorporates
1945 On April - 25 45 countries convene UN Conference on Intl Organization in SF
1945 Last Boeing B-17 attack against Nazi Germany on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history rCAF's No. 6 Group makes its last bombing raid over Germany.
1945 U.S. and Red Army units meet near the Elbe River at Torgan, 75 miles south of Berlin on this day in history.
1945 United Nations founded at San Francisco on April - 25.
1945 On this day in history uS & Soviet forces meet at Torgau Germany on Elbe River
1946 "Exposition Flyer" rammed at Napierville Illinois, killing 48 on this day in history.
1946 Albert Knight, cricketer (3 Tests for England on 1903-04 tour), dies on April - 25.
1947 Lou Thesz beats Whipper Watson in St Louis, to become wrestling champ on this day in history.
1949 E L Johnson discovers asteroid #1922 Zulu on April - 25.
1949 Friedrich Durrenmatt's "Romulus der Grosse," premieres in Basel on April - 25.
1950 On this day in history ambon (proclaims RMS (Republik Maluku Selatan)
1951 Jerzy Fitelberg, composer, dies at 47 on April - 25.
1952 On April - 25 american Bowling Congress approves use of an automatic pinsetter
1952 On April - 25 6th NBA Championship: Minneapolis Lakers beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 3
1953 Scientists identify DNA on April - 25.
1954 On April - 25 bell labs announces first solar battery (NYC)
1954 On April - 25 bell labs announces 1st solar battery (NYC)
1954 Joseph Hergesheimer, novelist (Java Head), dies on April - 25.
1955 On April - 25 canadian Pacific inaugurates its new stainless steel, scenic-domed transcontinental passenger train "The Canadian" between Montreal/Toronto and Vancouver.
1955 Constance Collier, actress (Perils of Pauline), dies at 77 on April - 25.
1956 Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel" goes #1 on April - 25.
1957 On this day in history the first experimental sodium nuclear reactor operated
1957 1st experimental sodium nuclear reactor operated on this day in history.
1959 On this day in history st Lawrence Seaway linking Atlantic, Great Lakes opens to shipping
1959 On April - 25 uSS Eversole rescues 14 Chinese Nationalist fishermen from their sinking fishing trawler in the Formosa Strait.
1960 On April - 25 hope Emerson actress (I Married Joan, Peter Gunn), dies at 62
1960 On this day in history locomotive number 6043 makes the last scheduled run of a steam locomotive on Canadian National on train 76 between The Pas and Winnipeg.
1960 The first submerged circumnavigation of Earth completed (Triton) on this day in history.
1960 1st submerged circumnavigation of Earth completed (Triton) on this day in history.