Historical Events on June 25 (Part 2)

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  • 1992 Alexanders Department store closes all 11 stores
  • 1992 STS 50 launches (Columbia)
  • 1993 NY Islander goalie Billy Smith elected to NHL Hall of Fame
  • 1993 Parliamentary election in Morocco

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1993 Kim Campbell becomes the 19th Prime Minister of Canada (although she would remain in office for less than five months)

19th Prime Minister of Canada Kim Campbell
19th Prime Minister of Canada
Kim Campbell
  • 1994 FIFA World Cup: 1,500th goal in Cup'd history scored by Caceres of Argentina
  • 1994 105°F (40.5°C) at Albuquerque New Mexico
  • 1994 111°F (43.9°C) at El Paso Texas
  • 1994 Cleve Indians 18 game home win streak ends to Yanks 11-6
  • 1994 Gay Games close in NYC
  • 1994 Japanese premier Tsutomu Hata resigns
  • 1995 Betsy King wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic
  • 1995 Rockies' Andres Galarraga is 4th to HR in 3 consecutive innings
  • 1996 The Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia kills 19 U.S. servicemen.

Film release premierFilm Premier

1996 "Independence Day" directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Will Smith, Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum premieres in Westwood, California

Actor Will Smith
Will Smith
  • 1997 Christies auctions off Princess Di's clothing for $5.5 million
  • 1997 Galileo, 2nd Callisto Flyby (Orbit 9)
  • 1997 Intelsat 802 Ariane 4 Launch, Successful
  • 1997 NHL approves franchises in Nash, Atlanta, Columbus, & Minn-St Paul
  • 1997 Progress M-34 Collides with & damages Mir Space Station
  • 1997 Jamaica issues a warrant for singer Sade, who fails to report to court on charges of failure to obey a cop who signaled her to stop
  • 1998 In Clinton v. City of New York, the United States Supreme Court decides that the Line Item Veto Act of 1996 is unconstitutional.
  • 1999 53rd NBA Championship: San Antonio Spurs beat New York Knicks, 4 games to 1
  • 1999 In his first state of the nation address, South African President Thabo Mbeki promises to tackle rampaging crime; the nation's murder rate is the third highest in the world and more than 49,000 cases of rape were reported in 1998
  • 2000 46th LPGA Championship won by Juli Inkster
  • 2007 2007 United Kingdom floods, parts of Lincolnshire and Yorkshire flood including Louth, Horncastle and worst affected, Hull.
  • 2008 Atlantis Plastics shooting, An employee shot and killed five people after an argument, which ended in the gunman's suicide in Henderson, Kentucky.
  • 2009 Colombia enters into recession after witnessing 0.7% contraction in the last quarter of 2008 and 0.6% in the following quarter
  • 2012 33 Syrian army officers defect to Turkey
  • 2013 37 people are killed after a gold mine collapses in the Central African Republic
  • 2014 Luis Suárez is charged with biting at the 2014 FIFA World Cup
  • 2014 The US Supreme Court rules that police cannot examine the digital contents of a cell phone without a court order

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2015 Obamacare subsidies in The Affordable Care Act preserved by US Supreme Court Ruling in King v Burwell 6-3

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • 2015 Karl-Anthony Towns is chosen by the Minnesota Timberwolves as the first draft pick in the 2015 NBA draft