Historical Events In February - 25
Wednesday, 29 March 2023
1994 On February - 25 jersey Joe Walcott, world heavyweight boxing champ (1951-52), dies in Camden, NJ, at age 80.
1994 Peruvian Yak-40 crashes into mountain near Tingo Maria, kills 31 on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history baruch Goldstein, physician/murderer (53 in mosque), lynched at 42
1995 On February - 25 bomb attack on train in Assam India (27 soldiers killed)
1995 On February - 25 moslem fundamentalists shoot 20 Shiite mosque goers dead
1995 Jack Clayton, British director (Great Gatsby), dies at 73 on February - 25.
1996 On February - 25 haing S Ngor, doctor/actor (Killing Fields), dies at 45
1997 Andrei Donatovich Sinyavsky, writer/critic, dies at 71 on February - 25.
1998 Pamela Lee has husband Tommy Lee arrested on battery charges on February - 25.
1998 Switzerland's first legal brothel opens in Zurich on February - 25.
1998 Luigi Veronesi, Italian abstract artist (Campo Grafico), dies at 90 on February - 25.
2005 60th anniversary of Radio Canada International2006 Police officers, and protesters injured when a protest prior to the Love Ulster parade turns into a major riot on February - 25.
2005 American police apprehended the so-called BTK serial killer Dennis Rader 31 years after his first murder on February - 25.
2005 Terrorists killed 5 people and wounded 50 people in Tel Aviv, Israel. Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for attack on February - 25.
2006 On February - 25 uganda's President Yoweri Museveni wins his second re-election, sparking riots in Kampala by opposition supporters.
2006 On this day in history police officers, and protesters injured when a protest prior to the Love Ulster parade turns into a major riot.
2007 The 79th Academy Awards ceremony, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, takes place at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. The Departed wins Best Picture on February - 25.
2007 On February - 25 the European Space Agency confirms Rosetta's successful Mars trajectory fly-by.
2009 On February - 25 bDR massacre in Pilkhana, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 74 People are being killed, including more an 50 Army officials, by Bangladeshi Boaer Guas inside its headquarter.
2012 On this day in history syrian Army kills 100 civilians in artillery shelling of Homs and Hama
2013 Italy Common Good, a centre left alliance, wins the Italian general election on this day in history.
2014 On February - 25 50 students are killed in a Boko Harem attack on a college in Buni, Nigeria
2017 On February - 25 tom Perez is elected Chair of the Democratic National Committee
2018 On February - 25 winter Olympics end in Pyeongchang, Korea with Norway winning a record 39 medals, 14 gold
2018 On this day in history china briefly bans the letter 'N' as part of widespread censorship efforts
2018 On this day in history winter Olympics: Marit Bjoergen (Norway) becomes the most successful winter athlete of all time (15 medals) with gold in the 30k cross country
2021 Chinese President Xi Jinping claims the country has eradicated extreme poverty (earning less than US$620 a year), though many observers remain skeptical about the accuracy of Chinese data due to widespread corruption and lack of transparency  on this day in history.
2021 COVID-19 pandemic: The global death toll from COVID-19 surpasses 2.5 million on February - 25.
2021 The Armenian military calls for prime minister Nikol Pashinyan to resign. Pashinyan accuses the military of attempting a coup d'état. on this day in history.
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