Historical Events on May 25 (Part 2)

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2011 Oprah Winfrey airs her last show, ending her twenty five year run of The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey
Talk show host
Oprah Winfrey

Music awardsMusic Awards

2011 46th Academy of Country Music Awards: Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert & Brad Paisley win

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Singer-songwriter
Taylor Swift
  • 2012 Up to 116 people are massacred, including women and children, by the Syrian army in Houla, in the Homs province

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2012 A SpaceX Dragon becomes the first commercial spacecraft to dock at the International Space Station

Entrepreneur Elon Musk
Entrepreneur
Elon Musk
  • 2012 NHL Eastern Conference Finals: New Jersey Devils beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 2
  • 2013 17 children are killed by a gas cylinder explosion on a school bus in Gujrat, Pakistan
  • 2013  Yuichiro Miura of Japan becomes the oldest person to climb Mount Everest at 80
  • 2013 21st UEFA Champions League Final: Bayern Munich beats Borussia Dortmund 2-1 at London
  • 2014 Petro Poroshenko is elected President of Ukraine
  • 2014 Dalia Grybauskaitė is re-elected President of Lithuania
  • 2014 Indianapolis 500: Ryan Hunter-Reay wins in 2:40:48.2305 (300.244 km/h)
  • 2014 67th Cannes Film Festival: "Winter Sleep" directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan wins the Palme d'Or
  • 2017 Pitched battles between Islamic State-linked militants and Philippine government troops in and around Marawi, leave 43 dead, with thousands fleeing

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2017 Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg receives an honorary degree from Harvard University, after dropping out in 2004

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook Founder
Mark Zuckerberg
  • 2017 "Wonder Woman" directed by Patty Jenkins, starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine premieres in Los Angeles - 1st superhero film directed by a woman