Tuesday, April 25, 2017

This is 115th day of the year and 250 days remain in the year.

in history
1901
New York became the first state to require license plates on cars.
1915
British, Australian, and New Zealand forces landed at Gallipoli.
1928
The first seeing eye dog was presented to Morris S. Frank.
1945
Delegates met in San Francisco to organize the United Nations.
1953
The Francis Crick and James Watson article describing the double helix of DNA is published in the magazine Nature.
1959
The St. Lawrence Seaway opened to shipping.
1990
Violeta Barrios de Chamorro was inaugurated as president of Nicaragua.
1992
Islamic forces took over most of Kabul, Afghanistan after the Soviet-controlled government collapsed.
2003
The Georgia legislature voted to scrap the "Confederate flag" design from its state flag.
April 25 Birthdays
Ella Fitzgerald 1917–96, American jazz singer
Jason Lee actor
Oliver Cromwell statesman
Edward R. Murrow journalist
Guglielmo Marconi physicist
Al Pacino actor
Wolfgang Pauli physicist
Renee Zellweger actress



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