Historical Events In May - 25
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1992 Oscar Luigi Scalfaro elected President of Italy on this day in history.
1992 Danny Biasone, persuaded NBA to use 24 second clock, dies at 83 on May - 25.
1993 On this day in history dan Seymour, actor (Bombs over Burma, Intrigue, Watusi), dies at 78
1994 On this day in history eric Gale, guitarist, dies at 55
1995 Dany Robin, actress (Follow the Boys, Topaz, Julietta), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1996 Jennifer Maria Holsten, 18, crowned Miss Filipino-American on May - 25.
1996 Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general of ITA, dies at 83 on May - 25.
1997 Muhammad Fadhel, PM of Iraq (1953-54), dies on this day in history.
2005 Liverpool F.C. win the UEFA Champions League by defeating AC Milan 3-2 in a penalty shootout in Istanbul on this day in history.
2005 On this day in history the Acting Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Donald Tsang, resigned for participating in the Chief Executive Election in July. As a result, Henry Tang and Michael Suen had become the Acting Chief Executive and Acting Chief Secretary for Administration respectively.2007 Ozeki Hakuho clinches the Emperor's Cup at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament (Natsu Basho) in Tokyo, Japan.
2007 On this day in history danish former professional bicyclist Bjarne Riis admitted to having used doping when winning the 1996 Tour de France.
2007 Ozeki Hakuho clinches the Emperor's Cup at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament (Natsu Basho) in Tokyo, Japan on this day in history.
2009 On this day in history nor Korea allegedly tes its second nuclear device. Following e nuclear te, Pyongyang also conducted several missile tes bulding tensions in e international community.
2012 On May - 25 up to 116 people are massacred, including women and children, by the Syrian army in Houla, in the Homs province
2013 On this day in history 17 children are killed by a gas cylinder explosion on a school bus in Gujrat, Pakistan
2014 On this day in history petro Poroshenk is elected President of the Ukraine
2017 On this day in history pitched battles between Islamic State-linked militants and Philippine government troops in and around Marawi, leave 43 dead, with thousands fleeing
2017 Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg receives an honorary degree from Harvard University, after dropping out in 2004 on May - 25.
2017 "Wonder Woman" directed by Patty Jenkins, starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine premieres in Los Angeles - 1st superhero film directed by a woman on this day in history.
2018 Harvey Weinstein turns himself in to New York police to face charges of rape, a criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct on May - 25.
2018 Barbados elects its first female Prime Minister Mia Mottley, who leads the Barbados Labour Party to victory on May - 25.
2018 The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect, imposing strict privacy controls for European citizens worldwide on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history a constitutional referendum on whether to repeal the ban on abortion in Ireland takes place,
2020 Video of African American George Floyd 's arrest and murder while restrained in Minneapolis police custody shows he was pinned to the ground by police officer Derek Chauvin's knee for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, ignites widespread condemnation and nationwide protests on this day in history.