Historical Events In May - 25
Friday, 14 August 2020
1992 On May - 25 oscar Luigi Scalfaro elected President of Italy
1992 Danny Biasone, persuaded NBA to use 24 second clock, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1993 On May - 25 dan Seymour, actor (Bombs over Burma, Intrigue, Watusi), dies at 78
1994 Eric Gale, guitarist, dies at 55 on May - 25.
1995 Dany Robin, actress (Follow the Boys, Topaz, Julietta), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1996 On this day in history jennifer Maria Holsten, 18, crowned Miss Filipino-American
1996 Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general of ITA, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1997 On this day in history muhammad Fadhel, PM of Iraq (1953-54), dies
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 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 on this day in history.
2007 Danish former professional bicyclist Bjarne Riis admitted to having used doping when winning the 1996 Tour de France on May - 25.
2007 On this day in history ozeki Hakuho clinches the Emperor's Cup at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament (Natsu Basho) in Tokyo, Japan.
2009 Nor Korea allegedly tes its second nuclear device. Following e nuclear te, Pyongyang also conducted several missile tes bulding tensions in e international community on May - 25.
2012 Up to 116 people are massacred, including women and children, by the Syrian army in Houla, in the Homs province on May - 25.
2013 17 children are killed by a gas cylinder explosion on a school bus in Gujrat, Pakistan on May - 25.
2014 Petro Poroshenk is elected President of the Ukraine on May - 25.
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 On May - 25 facebook's Mark Zuckerberg receives an honorary degree from Harvard University, after dropping out in 2004
2017 On this day in history "Wonder Woman" directed by Patty Jenkins, starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine premieres in Los Angeles - 1st superhero film directed by a woman
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 this day in history.
2018 On this day in history barbados elects its first female Prime Minister Mia Mottley, who leads the Barbados Labour Party to victory
2018 The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect, imposing strict privacy controls for European citizens worldwide on May - 25.
2018 On this day in history a constitutional referendum on whether to repeal the ban on abortion in Ireland takes place,