What Happened on February 25

Significant Events

  • 1570 Pius V excommunicates Queen Elizabeth I of England, absolves her subjects from allegiance
  • 1862 Paper currency (greenbacks) introduced in US by Pres Abraham Lincoln
  • 1910 Dalai Lama flees Tibet from Chinese troops to British India
  • 1919 League of Nations set up by Paris Treaty
  • 1956 Nikita Khrushchev denounces Stalin at 20th Soviet Party Conference
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Did You Know?

Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) TKOs Sonny Liston in 7 for his first world heavyweight championship title

On February 25, 1964

Famous Weddings

  • 1828 6th US President John Quincy Adam's son John marries in the White House
  • 1921 Actor Jack Haley (22) weds Florence McFadden
  • 2011 Actor and comedian Kelsey Grammer (57) weds Kayte Walsh (29) at the Longacre Theater in Manhattan, New York
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