Historical Events In April - 25
Monday, 03 August 2020
1942 Paul Kornfeld, writer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1943 The Demyansk Shield for German troops in commemoration of Demyansk Pocket is instituted on April - 25.
1943 On April - 25 vladimir Ivanovich Nemirovich-Danchenko, playwright/director, dies
1944 United Negro College Fund incorporates on this day in history.
1945 45 countries convene UN Conference on Intl Organization in SF on this day in history.
1945 Last Boeing B-17 attack against Nazi Germany on April - 25.
1945 RCAF's No. 6 Group makes its last bombing raid over Germany on this day in history.
1945 On April - 25 u.S. and Red Army units meet near the Elbe River at Torgan, 75 miles south of Berlin.
1945 United Nations founded at San Francisco on April - 25.
1945 On April - 25 uS & Soviet forces meet at Torgau Germany on Elbe River
1946 On April - 25 "Exposition Flyer" rammed at Napierville Illinois, killing 48
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 On April - 25 e L Johnson discovers asteroid #1922 Zulu
1949 Friedrich Durrenmatt's "Romulus der Grosse," premieres in Basel on April - 25.
1950 Ambon (proclaims RMS (Republik Maluku Selatan) on this day in history.
1951 Jerzy Fitelberg, composer, dies at 47 on April - 25.
1952 On this day in history american Bowling Congress approves use of an automatic pinsetter
1952 6th NBA Championship: Minneapolis Lakers beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 3 on this day in history.
1953 On April - 25 scientists identify DNA
1954 On this day in history bell labs announces first solar battery (NYC)
1954 Bell labs announces 1st solar battery (NYC) on April - 25.
1954 On April - 25 joseph Hergesheimer, novelist (Java Head), dies
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 this day in history.
1956 On April - 25 elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel" goes #1
1957 On April - 25 the first experimental sodium nuclear reactor operated
1957 On April - 25 1st experimental sodium nuclear reactor operated
1959 St Lawrence Seaway linking Atlantic, Great Lakes opens to shipping on this day in history.
1959 On this day in history 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 Locomotive number 6043 makes the last scheduled run of a steam locomotive on Canadian National on train 76 between The Pas and Winnipeg on April - 25.
1960 The first submerged circumnavigation of Earth completed (Triton) on April - 25.
1960 On April - 25 1st submerged circumnavigation of Earth completed (Triton)