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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0032  Marcus Salvius Otho, Roman Emperor (d. 69) was born on April - 25.  

1214  Louis IX, King of France (1226-70) was born on April - 25.  

1228  Koenraad IV, Roman Catholic German king (1237-54) was born on this day in history.  

1228  Conrad IV of Germany (d. 1254) was born on this day in history.  

1284  On this day in history birth of edward II, King of England (1307-27)  

1287  On April - 25 birth of roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March, de facto ruler of England (d. 1330)  

1502  On this day in history birth of georg Major, German Protestant theologian (d. 1574)  

1567  Aurelio Signoretti, composer was born on April - 25.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0068  On this day in history death of saint Mark, the first Pope of Alexandria and the founder of Christianity in Africa  

0974  Ratherius of Verona/Liege, bishop/abbot, dies at about 84 on April - 25.  

1265  On April - 25 death of roger de Quincy, 2nd Earl of Winchester, English crusader  

1295  Sancho IV, the Brave, scholar/king of Castile/Leon, dies on this day in history.  

1342  On April - 25 benedict XII, [Jacques Fournier], Pope (1334-42), dies  

1472  Leon Battista degli Alberti, scupltor/musician (Dinner Pieces), dies on this day in history.  

1482  Margaret of Anjou, Queen (Henry VI), dies on April - 25.  

1516  Death of John Yonge, English diplomat (b. 1467) on this day in history.  

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