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Importance of 25th May in History

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1994
The Camelot consortium won the contract to operate Britains national lottery, which began in November 1994
Great Britain
1977
George Lucas' film Star Wars released
United States
1968
The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri was formally dedicated .
United States
1967
Celtic become the first British team to win the European Cup
Great Britain
1962
Consecration of Coventry Cathedral, replacing the old one that was destroyed during World War II.
Great Britain
1934
Death of Gustav Holst, British composer (The Planets and other works)
Great Britain
1911
Death of Laura and Lawrence Nelson, lynched in Okemah, Oklahoma.
United States
1895
Oscar Wilde sentenced to two years in prison.
Ireland
1878
First performance of Gilbert & Sullivan's HMS Pinafore
Great Britain
1803
Birth of Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist.
United States
1659
Richard Cromwell resigned as Lord Protector of England
Great Britain
1521
Diet of Worms ends when Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor issues the Edict of Worms, declaring Martin Luther an outlaw
France
1261
Death of Pope Alexander IV
Italy
1085
Death of Pope Gregory VII
Italy
0615
Death of Pope Boniface IV
Italy
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