About April 25

April 25, 2022 is the 115th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 250 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

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Taurus is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 272 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On April 25

  • 404 BC
    Peloponnesian War: Lysander’s Spartan Armies defeated the Athenians and the war ends.
  • 1792
    Highwayman Nicolas J. Pelletier becomes the first person executed by guillotine.
  • 1847
    The last survivors of the Donner Party are out of the wilderness.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: The Union Army arrives in Washington, D.C.
  • 1916
    Anzac Day is commemorated for the first time on the first anniversary of the landing at Anzac Cove.
  • 1916
    Easter Rebellion: The United Kingdom declares martial law in Ireland.
  • 1920
    At the San Remo conference, the principal Allied Powers of World War I adopt a resolution to determine the allocation of Class “A” League of Nations mandates for administration of the former Ottoman-ruled lands of the Middle East.
  • 1939
    DC Comics publishes its second major superhero in Detective Comics #27; he is Batman, one of the most popular comic book superheroes of all time.
  • 1944
    The United Negro College Fund is incorporated.
  • 1945
    The last German troops retreat from Finland’s soil in Lapland, ending the Lapland War. Military acts of Second World War end in Finland.
  • 1960
    The U.S. Navy submarine USS Triton completes the first submerged circumnavigation of the globe.
  • 1965
    Teenage sniper Michael Andrew Clark kills three and wounds six others shooting from a hilltop along Highway 101 just south of Santa Maria, California.
  • 1974
    Carnation Revolution: A leftist military coup in Portugal overthrows the Estado Novo regime and eventually establishes a democratic government.
  • 1983
    Pioneer 10 travels beyond Pluto’s orbit.
  • 1983
    American schoolgirl Samantha Smith is invited to visit the Soviet Union by its leader Yuri Andropov after he read her letter in which she expressed fears about nuclear war.
  • 1986
    Mswati III is crowned King of Swaziland, succeeding his father Sobhuza II.
  • 1988
    In Israel, John Demjanuk is sentenced to death for war crimes committed in World War II.
  • 2005
    The final piece of the Obelisk of Axum is returned to Ethiopia after being stolen by the invading Italian army in 1937.
  • 2007
    Boris Yeltsin’s funeral – the first to be sanctioned by the Russian Orthodox Church for a head of state since the funeral of Emperor Alexander III in 1894.
  • 2011
    At least 300 people killed in deadliest tornado outbreak in the Southern United States since the 1974 Super Outbreak.

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