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Todays GK Facts in History | 25 July

Todays GK Facts in History | 25 July
  • PublishedJuly 25, 2022

Todays GK Facts in History

Todays GK Facts in History for UPSC/IAS Exams: The GK section of Miliposts aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day comfortably.

25 July

2000

  • The Concorde supersonic airliner crashed outside Paris after takeoff.

1984

  • Svetlana Savitskaya became the first woman to walk in space.

1978

  • The first test tube baby, Louise Brown, was born in Oldham, England.

1956

  • The Italian ship Andrea Doria sank after colliding with the Swedish ship Stockholm off the coast of New England, killing 51 people.

1952

  • Puerto Rico became a Commonwealth of the United States.

1946

  • The United States tested the first underwater nuclear bomb on Bikini Atoll.

1944

  • Allied forces began an advance on the German lines in Normandy.

1943

  • Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini was overthrown in a coup.

1941

  • The US government has frozen Japanese and Chinese assets.

1935

  • Barbara Harris, actress.

1934

  • Austrian Chancellor Engelbert Dolfuss was shot dead by the Nazis.

1927

  • Midge Decter, writer and editor.

1924

  • Greece announces the deportation of 50,000 Armenians.

1914

  • Russia announced that it would act to protect Serbian sovereignty.

1909

  • French aviator Louis Bleriot has become the first person to cross the English Channel in a plane.

1907

1902

  • Eric Hoffer, American longshoreman and philosopher (True Faith, Before the Sabbath),

1894

  • Japanese forces sank the British steamer Causing, bringing Chinese reinforcements to Korea.

1880

  • Maurice Raphael Cohen, American philosopher and mathematician.

1867

  • President Andrew Johnson signed a law creating the Territory of Wyoming.1861

Crittenden’s resolution, calling for the American Civil War to be fought to defend the Union, not slavery, has been passed by Congress.

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1853

  • David Belasco, actor, playwright and producer.

1850

  • Gold is discovered in the Rogue River in Oregon, extending the search for gold to the Pacific coast.

1848

  • Arthur James Balfour, Prime Minister of England (1902-1905).

1845

  • China grants Belgium equal trade rights with Britain, France and the United States.

1844

  • Thomas Eakins, American painter.

1814

  • British and American forces fight to a stalemate on Lundy Lane, Canada.

1799

  • Returning from Syria, Napoleon Bonaparte defeated the Ottomans at Abukir, Egypt.

1759

  • British forces defeat a French force at Fort Niagara, Canada.

1587

  • Hideyoshi bans Christianity in Japan and orders all Christians to leave.

1564

  • Maximilian II became Holy Roman Emperor.

1394

  • Charles VI of France issued a decree calling for the general expulsion of the Jews from France.

0326

  • Emperor Constantine refused to perform traditional pagan sacrifices.

 

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