On This Day: April 25th

This is 116th day of the year and 250 days remain in the year.

in history
New York became the first state to require license plates on cars.
British, Australian, and New Zealand forces landed at Gallipoli.
The first seeing eye dog was presented to Morris S. Frank.
Delegates met in San Francisco to organize the United Nations.
The Francis Crick and James Watson article describing the double helix of DNA is published in the magazine Nature.
The St. Lawrence Seaway opened to shipping.
Violeta Barrios de Chamorro was inaugurated as president of Nicaragua.
Islamic forces took over most of Kabul, Afghanistan after the Soviet-controlled government collapsed.
The Georgia legislature voted to scrap the "Confederate flag" design from its state flag.
April 25 Birthdays
Ella Fitzgerald1917–96, American jazz singer
Jason Leeactor
Oliver Cromwellstatesman
Edward R. Murrowjournalist
Guglielmo Marconiphysicist
Al Pacinoactor
Wolfgang Pauliphysicist
Renee Zellwegeractress

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