25 April

25 April

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about April 25th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about April 25th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • World Malaria Day
  • World Penguin Day
  • National Hug A Plumber Day
  • National DNA Day

Historic Events

1990: Hubble Space Telescope was sent into orbit in 1990.

1974: A bloodless coup ends the dictatorship in Portugal in 1974.

1940: Germany’s Signal magazine photo. Krupp’s heavy railway gun bombards Dover during the summer of 1940.

Germany’s Signal magazine photo. Krupp’s heavy railway gun bombards Dover during the summer of 1940.

1917: Petrograd workers getting newspapers, early 1917. The very cheap “Russkoye Slovo” had passed 1,000,000 daily readers.

Petrograd workers getting newspapers, early 1917. The very cheap “Russkoye Slovo” had passed 1,000,000 daily readers.

1794: Daniel Defoe publishes “Robinson Crusoe”, regarded as the 1st English novel in 1794.

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Pacino was born.
  • Arijit Singh was born.
  • Tim Duncan was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Lisa Lopez died.
  • Carol Reed died.
  • Ginger Rogers died.

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