Momentous events in history: 25 APR 2018

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Telegraph

On this day, April 25 – the most interesting thing that has happened in Ukraine and the world!

Holidays:

International Day of DNA.

Day daughter.

World day of fight against malaria.

International Secretary’s day.

World day of penguins.

Story:

1792 – France imposed a penalty by the guillotine.

1822 – British colony on the West coast of Africa raised the flag of the United States that laid the foundations of the history of Liberia.

1901 – In the state of new York for the first time in the world put on the license plate.

1931 – Ferdinand Porsche founded the company Porsche.

2005 – Crash in Amagasaki: a speeding passenger train derailed and crashed into a building multi-storey car Park. Killed 107 persons.

2015 – Nepal earthquake with magnitude of 7.8 Mw. Repeated earthquakes continued until April 28. In Nepal died 8151 participants, 17 868 wounded, injured 8 million people . In India, 69 people were killed and about 270 wounded. In China, 25 dead and 117 wounded.

Born on this day:

1917 – Ella Fitzgerald, American jazz singer.

1928 – Yuri Yakovlev, the Soviet film and theater actor, people’s artist of the USSR.

1940 – al Pacino, American actor, Director, producer.

1969 – Renee Zellweger, American actress, winner of “Oscar”.

1983 – Oleg Gusev, Ukrainian football player, midfielder of “Dynamo” (Kiev) and Ukraine national team.

1991 – Alex Shibutani, American figure skater who competes in ice dancing with his sister M. Shibutani, the champion of four continents.

1994 – Elena Il’inykh Russian figure skater (dancing on ice), the Olympic champion.

Died:

1472 – Leon Battista Alberti, an Italian humanist, writer, scientist.

1800 – William Cowper, English poet.

1913 – Mikhail Kotsyubinsky, a Ukrainian writer and public figure .

Birthday:

Basil, David, Ivan, Mary, Martha.