Today in History, English
Today in History, English

72494June 25Event1967 – Broadcasting of the first live global satellite television program: Our World
72495June 25Event1975 – Mozambique achieves independence.
72496June 25Event1975 – Prime Minister Indira Gandhi has a state of internal Emergency declared in India.
72497June 25Event1976 – Missouri Governor Kit Bond issues an executive order rescinding the Extermination Order, formally apologizing on behalf of the state of Missouri for the suffering it had caused to the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
72498June 25Event1978 – The rainbow flag representing gay pride is flown for the first time in the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade.
72499June 25Event1981 – Microsoft is restructured to become an incorporated business in its home state of Washington.
72500June 25Event1982 – Greece abolishes the head shaving of recruits in the military.
72501June 25Event1991 – Croatia and Slovenia declare their independence from Yugoslavia.
72502June 25Event1993 – Kim Campbell is sworn in as the first female Prime Minister of Canada.
72503June 25Event1993 – Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action is adopted by World Conference on Human Rights.
72504June 25Event1996 – The Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia kills 19 U.S. servicemen.
72505June 25Event1997 – An unmanned Progress spacecraft collides with the Russian space station Mir.
72506June 25Event1998 – In Clinton v. City of New York, the United States Supreme Court decides that the Line Item Veto Act of 1996 is unconstitutional.
72507June 25Event1999 – United Nations Security Council: Resolutions 1248 and 1249 are adopted.
72508June 25Event2013 – Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani becomes the eighth Emir of Qatar.
72509June 25Birth1242 – Beatrice of England (d. 1275)
72510June 25Birth1328 – William de Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English commander (d. 1397)
72481June 25Event1923 – Capt. Lowell H. Smith and Lt. John P. Richter perform the first ever aerial refueling in a DH.4B biplane
72482June 25Event1935 – Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Colombia are established.
72483June 25Event1938 – Dr. Douglas Hyde is inaugurated as the first President of Ireland.
72484June 25Event1940 – World War II: France officially surrenders to Germany at 01:35.
72485June 25Event1943 – The Holocaust: Jews in the Częstochowa Ghetto in Poland stage an uprising against the Nazis.
72486June 25Event1944 – World War II: The Battle of Tali-Ihantala, the largest battle ever fought in the Nordic countries, begins.
72487June 25Event1944 – World War II: United States Navy and British Royal Navy ships bombard Cherbourg to support United States Army units engaged in the Battle of Cherbourg.
72488June 25Event1944 – The final page of the comic Krazy Kat is published, exactly two months after its author George Herriman died.
72489June 25Event1947 – The Diary of a Young Girl (better known as The Diary of Anne Frank) is published.
72490June 25Event1948 – The Berlin airlift begins.
72491June 25Event1949 – Long-Haired Hare, starring Bugs Bunny, is released in theaters.
72492June 25Event1950 – The Korean War begins with the invasion of South Korea by North Korea.
72493June 25Event1960 – Two cryptographers working for the United States National Security Agency left for vacation to Mexico, and from there defected to the Soviet Union.

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