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Know what happened on 25th June


Importance of 25th June in History

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

1997
Death of Jacques Cousteau, French naval officer and oceanographer
France
1997
The Soufrière Hills volcano in Montserrat, West Indies, erupted, destroying the capital, Plymouth, and leading to the evacuation of the southern and central parts of the island
Montserrat
1997
The Russian space station Mir suffered serious damage when an unmanned supply ship collided with it while docking
Russian Federation
1984
Death of Michel Foucault, French philosopher and historian
France
1983
Death of Alberto Ginastera, Argentine composer .
Argentina
1976
Death of Johnny Mercer, Oscar winning lyricist and one of the great contributors to the oeuvre now known as the Great American Songbook.
United States
1950
Korean War starts (to 27 Jul 1953)
1938
Dr Douglas Hyde was inaugurated as the first President of Ireland .
Ireland
1912
Death of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, painter
Great Britain
1908
Birth of Willard Van Orman Quine, American philosopher .
United States
1906
Death of Stamford White whose buildings included the Boston Public Library. He was murdered by Harry Kendall Thaw, about whom the word playboy was first used.
United States
1903
George Orwell, author and essayist, born
Great Britain
1876
Battle of Little Big Horn – Custer's last stand; last major North American Indian victory
Ireland
1870
Birth of Erskine Childers, Irish patriot and author of The Riddle of the Sands
Ireland
1858
Birth of Georges Courteline, French dramatist and novelist .
Russian Federation
1852
Birth of Antoni Gaudí, Spanish architect whose Sagrada Familia is still under construction in Barcelona..
Spain
1796
Birth of Tsar Alexander I
Russian Federation
1786
St. George Island in the Bering Sea discovered by Gavriil Pribylov.
Russian Federation
0253
Death of Pope Cornelius, beheaded.
Italy
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