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Know what happened on 25th April


Importance of 25th April in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 25th April special in the world history.

1998
Death of Morris Wright, American writer .
United States
1983
Soviet leader Yuri Andropov invited 11-year-old American schoolgirl Samantha Smith to visit his country after she sent him a letter expressing her concern that the USSR and the USA might embark on a nuclear war.
United States
1959
The St. Lawrence Seaway was first used.
Canada
1953
Francis Crick and James D Watson publish the double helix structure of DNA.
Great Britain
1939
Batman is first introduced in Detective Comics No. 27 by published DC Comics.
United States
1915
The First World War Gallipoli campaign starts (declared ANZAC Day in 1916 because so many Australian and New Zealand service men were killed)
Turkey
1908
Birth of Edward R. Murrow, influential American radio and television broadcaster.
United States
1901
License plates for motor vehicles were introduced in the US for the first time, by the Sate of New York.
United States
1878
Death of Anna Sewell, English writer of Black Beauty, her only published book.
Great Britain
1859
Work began on the Suez Canal at Port Said, Egypt
Egypt
1829
Charles Fremantle arrived off the coast of Western Australia prior to founding the Swan River Colony.
Australia
1800
Death of William Cowper, English poet and hymn writer.
Great Britain
1792
Death of Nicolas J. Pelletier, a Highwayman by profession who after conviction became the first man to be executed by Guillotine.
France
1792
La Marseillaise, the French National Anthem, was composed by Rouget de Lisle.
France
1608
Birth of Gaston, Duke of Orléans, French politician .
France
1464
Battle of Hedgeley Moor
Great Britain
0068
Presumed Death of St Mark, although there is no proof, or how he died or even where he died.
Israel
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