Momentous events in history: 25 APR 2018


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


International Day of DNA.

Day daughter.

World day of fight against malaria.

International Secretary’s day.

World day of penguins.


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.


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

1800 – William Cowper, English poet.

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


Basil, David, Ivan, Mary, Martha.