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April 25 Birthdays

Ella Fitzgerald
1917–96, American jazz singer

Oliver Cromwell
statesman (1599)

Guglielmo Marconi
physicist (1874)

Wolfgang Pauli
physicist (1900)

Edward R. Murrow
journalist (1908)

Al Pacino
actor (1940)

Renee Zellweger
actress (1969)

Jason Lee
actor (1970)

April 25 in History


New York became the first state to require license plates on cars.


British, Australian, and New Zealand forces landed at Gallipoli.


The first seeing eye dog was presented to Morris S. Frank.


Delegates met in San Francisco to organize the United Nations.


The Francis Crick and James Watson article describing the double helix of DNA is published in the magazine Nature.


The St. Lawrence Seaway opened to shipping.


Violeta Barrios de Chamorro was inaugurated as president of Nicaragua.


Islamic forces took over most of Kabul, Afghanistan after the Soviet-controlled government collapsed.


The Georgia legislature voted to scrap the "Confederate flag" design from its state flag.

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