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    • June 25, 0524 "Battle of Vzeronce, Franks defeat Burgundians."

    • June 25, 0841 Battle of Fontenay.

    • June 25, 1178 5 Canterbury monks report something exploding on Moon

    • June 25, 1530 The Augsburg Confession is presented at the Diet of Augsburg to the Holy Roman Emperor by the Lutheran princes and Electors of Germany.

    • June 25, 1630 Fork introduced to American dining by Gov Winthrop

    • June 25, 1638 A lunar eclipse becomes the first astronomical event recorded in US

    • June 25, 1672 "First recorded monthly Quaker meeting in US held, Sandwich, Mass"

    • June 25, 1678 Elena Cornaro Piscopia is the first woman awarded a doctorate of philosophy.

    • June 25, 1788 "The Virginia colony including Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in North America, entered the United States of America as the tenth state."

    • June 25, 1798 US passes Alien Act allowing president to deport dangerous aliens

    • June 25, 1835 First building constructed at Yerba Buena (now SF)

    • June 25, 1844 "John Tyler took Julia Gardiner as his bride, thus becoming the first U.S. President to marry while in office."

    • June 25, 1862 Day 1 of the 7 Days begins with fighting at Oak Grove

    • June 25, 1864 Petersburg Campaign-Federals begin digging tunnels under Reb lines

    • June 25, 1868 "FL, AL, LA, GA, NC & SC readmitted to US"

    • June 25, 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn and the death of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer.

    • June 25, 1876 "Indian Chief Crazy Horse won the twohour Battle of Little Bighorn, Montana, wiping out the army of Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer. Custer, who led the battle against the Sioux Indian encampment, was among the 200+ casualties. Ironically, the only survivor of Custer?s forces was a horse, Comanche."

    • June 25, 1888 "Republican Convention, in Chicago, nominates Benjamin Harrison"

    • June 25, 1905 "Cullinan Diamond, the largest rough gem-quality diamond known, is discovered by Frederick Wells."

    • June 25, 1910 The U.S. Congress authorized the use of postal savings stamps.

    • June 25, 1919 First advanced monoplane airliner flight (Junkers F13)

    • June 25, 1921 Jack Hutchinson becomes first American to win golf's British Open

    • June 25, 1929 Pres Hoover authorizes building of Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam)

    • June 25, 1938 Dr. Douglas Hyde is inaugurated the first President of Ireland.

    • June 25, 1938 Federal minimum wage law guarantees workers 40. per hour

    • June 25, 1940 France formally surrenders to Nazi Germany.

    • June 25, 1940 "HMCS FRASER (RCN, ex 'Crescent), lost off Gironde Estuary, western France by collision with RN cruiser 'Calcutta'."

    • June 25, 1941 FDR issues Executive Order 8802 forbidding discrimination

    • June 25, 1942 "British RAF staged a 1,000 bomb raid on Bremen Germany (WW II)"

    • June 25, 1944 Flight-lt. David e. Hornell (Royal Cdn. Air Force) wins the Victoria Cross while on Sea Patrol over th North Sea

    • June 25, 1944 "The Battle of Tali-Ihantala, the largest battle ever fought in the Nordic Countries begins."

    • June 25, 1945 Miri oilfields in Sarawak recaptured

    • June 25, 1947 The Diary of Anne Frank is published.

    • June 25, 1948 Joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 to reatain championship

    • June 25, 1948 The Berlin Airlift begins.

    • June 25, 1949 Long-Haired Hare is released in Theaters starring Bugs Bunny and Giovanni Jones.

    • June 25, 1950 Israeli airline El Al begins service

    • June 25, 1950 "The beginning of the Korean War, with the invasion of the South by the North. Ends 27 Jul 1953."

    • June 25, 1953 86? F in Anchorage Alaska

    • June 25, 1956 "51 die in collision of ""Andrea Doria"" & ""Stockholm"" (Cape Cod)"

    • June 25, 1957 United Church of Christ founded with the union of the Evangelical and Reformed Church and the Congregational Christian Churches.

    • June 25, 1961 Iraq announces that Kuwait is a part of Iraq (Kuwait disagrees)

    • June 25, 1964 Number one hit on UK music charts - Roy Orbison - It's Over

    • June 25, 1966 "Beatles' ""Paperback Writer,"" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks"

    • June 25, 1966 "Kosmos 122, first Soviet weather satellite, launched"

    • June 25, 1967 "400 million watch Beatles ""Our World"" TV special"

    • June 25, 1967 "First global satellite television programme ""Our World"""

    • June 25, 1973 John Dean begins testimony before Senate Watergate Committee

    • June 25, 1975 Mozambique gains independence from Portugal (National Day)

    • June 25, 1975 "Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declares Emergency in India, suspending civil liberties and elections."

    • June 25, 1976 "Missouri Governor Christopher S. Bond issues an executive order rescinding the Extermination Order, formally apologizing on behalf of the state of Missouri for the suffering it had caused the Latter Day Saints."

    • June 25, 1977 LBJ denies report he had a cancer during his presidency

    • June 25, 1977 Number one hit on UK music charts - Jacksons - Show You The Way To Go

    • June 25, 1977 Roy C Sullivan of Va is struck by lightening for 7th time!

    • June 25, 1978 Argentina beats Holland 3-1 in soccer's 11th World Cup at Buenos Aires

    • June 25, 1981 Microsoft Inc. is restructured to become an incorporated business in its home state of Washington.

    • June 25, 1981 "Supreme Court upholds male-only draft registration, constitutional"

    • June 25, 1982 Greece abolishes headshaving of the recruits in the military.

    • June 25, 1982 Natalie Rasmussen is born

    • June 25, 1982 "Sec of State Alexander Haig Jr resigns, replaced by Schultz"

    • June 25, 1982 SF holds its first County Fair

    • June 25, 1983 "India, led by Kapil Dev, wins the Cricket World Cup. They beat West Indies by 43 runs in the final at Lord's, London."

    • June 25, 1983 "Udo Beyer of East Germany sets record for shot put, 22.22 m"

    • June 25, 1984 STS 41-D launch attempt scrubbed because of computer problem

    • June 25, 1985 "Fireworks factory near Hallett, OK explodes (21 die)"

    • June 25, 1987 Pope John Paul II receives Austrian Pres Kurt Waldheim

    • June 25, 1988 Number one hit on UK music charts - Bros - I Owe You Nothing

    • June 25, 1989 "First US postmark dedicated to Lesbian & Gay Pride (Stonewall, NYC)"

    • June 25, 1990 120? F in Phoenix Arizona

    • June 25, 1990 "NBC decides to air episodes of ""Quantum Leep"" for 5 straight days"

    • June 25, 1991 Croatia and Slovenia declare their independence from Yugoslavia.

    • June 25, 1991 Slovenia & Croatia declare independence from Yugoslavia

    • June 25, 1993 "Canada elected its first woman as prime minister. Kim Campbell was Canada?s 19th prime minister, governing until October 25, 1993 when the Progressive-Conservative party was royally defeated."

    • June 25, 1993 Kim Campbell is chosen as leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and becomes the first female Prime Minister of Canada.

    • June 25, 1996 The Khobar Towers bombing leaves 19 U.S. servicemen dead in Saudi Arabia.

    • June 25, 1997 "An unmanned Progress spacecraft collided with the Russian Space station, Mir."

    • June 25, 1998 "In Clinton v. City of New York, the United States Supreme Court decides that the Line Item Veto Act of 1996 is unconstitutional."

    • June 25, 1999 The final episode of thirty-five year old daytime drama Another World airs on NBC.

    • June 25, 2009 """King of Pop"" Michael Jackson, dies at the age of 50"

    • June 25, 2009 Farrah Fawcett dies at age 62 of cancer







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