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Important Events Of April 25



1997    Seattle Mariner Ken Griffey, Jr. hits his 250th home run
1996    "Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk," opens at Ambassador Theater New York City
1995    "Month in the Country" opens at Roundabout Theater New York City for 79 performances
1995    16th Emmy Sports Award presentation
1994    14" of snow in Southern California
1994    Bomb attack on taxi stand in Johannesburg, 10 killed
1994    Fishing boat with school children capsize at Lanaka Syria, 46 killed
1994    King Azlan Shah of Malaysia resigns
1994    Mexican businessman and billionaire Angel Losada kidnap
1994    Tsutomu Hata elected premier of Japan
1993    "Blood Brothers" opens at Music Box Theater New York City for 839 performances
1993    Russia elect Boris Yeltsin leader
1992    "Shimada" closes at Broadhurst Theater New York City after 4 performances
1992    Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Marc McDowell
1991    "Grand Hotel" closes at Beck Theater New York City after 1018 performances
1991    Designer Mary McFadden (52) announces divorce of Kohie Yohannan (23)
1991    Lisa Olson brings suit against NFL New England Patriots for sexual harassment
1991    Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman's musical premieres in New York City
1990    25th Academy of Country Music Awards: Clint Black and Kathy Mattea win
1990    Hubble space telescope is placed into orbit by shuttle Discovery
1990    Violeta Barrios de Chamorro begins a 6 year term as Nicaragua's president
1989    Mike Tyson gets a speeding ticket for drag racing in Albany, New York
1989    Penguin Mario Lemuix ties NHL playoff record of 4 goals in 1st period
1988    "Nightline" goes on location to Jerusalem Israel
1988    John Demjanjuk (Ivan the Terrible), sentenced to death in Jerusalem
1988    NASA launches space vehicle S-211
1986    ETA bomb attacks Madrid killing 5
1985    "Big River" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City for 1005 performances
1985    Flyers 2-Isles 6-Patrick Div Finals-Flyers hold 3-1 lead
1985    For 2nd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 goals in a Cup game
1985    Roger Miller's musical "Big River," premieres in New York City
1985    West German Parliament ruled it illegal to deny the holocaust
1984    Rock group Wings disbands
1984    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1983    "Nightline" expands from 1/2 hour to a full hour
1983    France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1983    Portugal's Soares' Partido Socialista wins parliamentary election
1983    Yuri Andropov invites U.S. schoolgirl Samantha Smith to U.S.S.R.
1982    Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1982    In accordance with Camp David, Israel completes Sinai withdrawal
1982    Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Orlando Lady Golf Classic
1982    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1982    Yankees fire manager Bob Lemon and replaces him with Gene Michael
1981    Maureen Reagan (40) marries 3rd husband, Dennis Revell (28)
1981    Mariners manager Maury Wills is suspended for 2 games after ordering Seattle's grounds crew to enlarge batter's boxes by one foot
1980    A's manager Billy Martin restrained by umps from attacking a fan
1980    Announcement of Jimmy Carter hostage rescue bungle in Iran
1980    Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Wayne Webb
1980    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1979    "Rock 'n Roll High Schools" premieres
1979    Peace treaty between Israel and Egypt goes into effect
1978    Phillie Phanatic makes 1st appearance
1978    Supreme Court rules pension plans can't require women to pay more
1977    Cincinnati Reds tie record of 12 runs in 5th inning beating Braves 23-9
1977    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1976    Elections in Vietnam for a National Assembly to reunite the country
1976    India all out for 97 vs. West Indies
1976    Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
1976    Portugal adopts constitution
1976    Cub centerfielder Rick Monday rescues U.S. flag from 2 fans trying to set it on fire
1975    1st Boeing Jetfoil revenue service, Hong Kong to Macao
1975    Mario Soares' Socialist Party wins Portugal's free election
1975    U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
1975    West German embassy blown-up in Stockholm, Sweden
1974    Chancellor Willy Brandt sect Gunther Guillaume found to be a spy
1974    Leo Tindemans forms Belgium government
1974    Marcello Caetano overthrown in Portugal (Carnation revolution)
1974    NFL moves goal posts and adopts sudden-death playoff
1973    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1972    Hans-Werner Grosse glides 907.7 miles (1,461 km) in an AS-W-12
1971    About 200,000 anti-Vietnam War protesters march on Washington
1971    Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Burdine's Golf Invitational
1971    U.S. canal rights in Nicaragua and rights to Corn Islands expire
1971    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1970    "Park" closes at John Golden Theater New York City after 5 performances
1970    Freda Payne releases "Band of Gold"
1970    Melanie releases "Lay Down"
1969    BBC Radio serial "Dales" 5,400th and last episode
1969    Last radio broadcast of "Mrs Dale's Diary" on BBS
1968    "Half a Sixpence" opens at Broadhurst Theater New York City for 512 performances
1967    Britain grants internal self-government to Swaziland
1967    Jules Feiffer's "Little Murders," premieres in New York City
1966    Drunk driver kills 10 children in Asse Belgium
1965    19th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Los Angeles Lakers, 4 games to 1
1965    Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Pensacola Golf Invitational
1964    Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 3
1962    Cleveland sends Harry Chiti to Mets for a player to be named later, on
1962    Lion and Tiger Veldt at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is dedicated
1962    U.S. Ranger spacecraft crash lands on Moon
1962    U.S. resumes above ground nuclear testing, at Christmas Island
1962    June 15 the Mets send Chiti back to Cleveland
1961    "Young Abe Lincoln" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City for 27 performances
1961    France performs nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds Algeria
1961    Mercury/Atlas rocket lifted off with an electronic mannequin
1961    Premier Moise Tsjombe of Katanga arrested in Congo
1961    Robert Noyce patents integrated circuit
1961    Unmanned Mercury test explodes on launch pad
1960    1st submerged circumnavigation of Earth completed by Triton
1959    St. Lawrence Seaway linking Atlantic, Great Lakes opens to shipping
1957    1st experimental sodium nuclear reactor operated
1957    Ibrahim Hashim forms Jordanian government
1957    WUHY TV channel 35 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PBS) begins broadcasting
1956    Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel" goes #1
1956    Noel Coward's musical "South Sea Bubble," premieres in London
1954    Bell labs announces 1st solar battery
1954    British raid Nairobi Kenya (25,000 Mau Mau suspects arrested)
1954    U.S. performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island atmospher
1954    WDEF TV channel 12 in Chattanooga, Tennessee (CBS) begins broadcasting
1952    6th NBA Championship: Minneapolis Lakers beat New York Knicks, 4 games to 3
1952    American Bowling Congress approves use of an automatic pinsetter
1952    German "Country" Bathe-Wurttemberg forms
1950    Ambon (proclaims RMS (Republik Maluku Selatan)
1950    Chuck Cooper becomes 1st black to play in NBA
1949    Friedrich Durrenmatt's "Romulus der Grosse," premieres in Basel
1949    Michael Brown, rocker (Left Bank-Don't Walk Away Renee)
1947    Lou Thesz beats Whipper Watson in St. Louis, to become wrestling champ
1947    Trial against WW II mayor of Amsterdam Edward Vonte begins
1946    "Exposition Flyer" rammed at Napierville Illinois, killing 48
1946    Christopher Fry's "Phoenix too Frequent," premieres in London
1945    45 countries convene United Nations Conference on International Organization in SF
1945    Allied air raid on Surabaja, Java
1945    British troops reach Grebbe line Netherlands
1945    Clandestine Radio 1212, used to hoax Nazi Germany's final transmission
1945    Last Boeing B-17 attack against Nazi Germany
1945    Red army completely surrounds Berlin
1945    U.S. and Soviet forces meet at Torgau, Germany on Elbe River
1944    United Negro College Fund incorporates
1942    Luftwaffe bombs Bath
1941    Operation Merkur: Hitler orders conquest of Kreta
1938    1st use of seeing eye dog
1933    New York Yankee Russ Van Atta shuts out Washington Senators 16-0
1933    U.S. and Canada drop Gold Standard
1932    Rose Franken's "Another Language," premieres in New York City
1928    Buddy, a German Shepherd, becomes 1st guide dog for the blind
1927    Spain routes 20,000 soldiers to Morocco (uprising Rifkabylen)
1926    Giacomo Puccini's opera "Turandot," premieres in Milan
1926    Persian cossack officer Reza Chan crowns himself Shah Palawi
1915    78,000 ANZAC troops land at Gallipoli
1905    Latest day of 1st-class cricket in an Australia season (NSW vs. Qld)
1905    Whites win right to vote in South Africa
1904    New York Yankee Jack Chesbro's 1st of 41 wins this year
1902    Erwin Harvey becomes 1st Cleveland ballplayer (Cleveland Bronchos) to have six hits in one game
1901    Erve Beck hits American League's 1st home run
1901    New York becomes 1st state requiring auto license plates ($1 fee)
1901    In last of 9th, Detroit Tigers, trailing by 13-4, score 10 runs to win one of greatest comebacks in baseball (1st game in Detroit)
1898    U.S. declares war on Spain over Cuba
1896    Fight in Central Dance Hall starts fire (Cripple Creek Colorado)
1896    Sidney Jones and Harry Greenbacks musical premieres in London
1891    President Benjamin Harrison visits San Francisco
1886    Sigmund Freud opens practice at Rathausstrasse 7, Vienna
1881    250,000 Germans petition to bar foreign Jews from entering Germany
1881    French troops occupy Algeria and Tunisia
1876    Chicago Cubs 1st NL game, beats Louisville 4-0 (1st NL shutout)
1875    Latest date for measurable snow in New York City (3")
1867    Tokyo opens for foreign trade
1864    Battle of Marks' Mill, Arkansas (Camden Expedition)
1862    Battle of New Orleans LA - U.S. Admiral Farragut occupies New Orleans
1861    7th New York arrives to reinforce Washington, D.C.
1861    Battle of Lavaca, Texas
1859    Ground broken for Suez Canal
1850    Paul Julius Reuter, use 40 pigeons to carry stock market prices
1792    Guillotine 1st used, executes highwayman Nicolas J Pelletier
1747    Prince Willem V appointed viceroy of Zealand
1719    Daniel Defoes publishes "Robinson Crusoe"
1707    Battle of Almansa-Franco-Spanish forces defeat Anglo-Portuguese
1684    Patent granted for thimble
1678    French troops conquer Ypres
1660    London Convention Parliament begins
1660    Parliament meets and votes to restore Charles II
1626    Battle at the Dessauer bridge: Monarch Albrecht von Wallenstein beats Earl of Mansfeld
1614    Amsterdam Bank of Loan forms
1607    Battle at Gibraltar: Dutch fleet beats Spanish/Portuguese fleet
1604    Count Maurits' army lands at Cadzand