What Happened on April 25, 2005

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 107 die in Amagasaki rail crash in Japan.
  • Bulgaria and Romania sign accession treaties to join the European Union.
  • The final piece of the Obelisk of Axum is returned to Ethiopia after being stolen by the invading Italian army in 1937.

Famous Deaths

  • Swami Ranganathananda, Indian monk (b. 1908)