On This Day in History for February 25 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 133 of 133

  • 1984 Oil fire in Cubatao Brazil kills 500

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1986 Corazon Aquino becomes President of the Philippines, Marcos flees the country

11th President of the Philippines Corazon Aquino
11th President of the Philippines
Corazon Aquino
  • 1986 Iran conquerors Iraqi Fao peninsula
  • 1986 Thousands of Egyptian military police riot, destroy 2 luxury hotel
  • 1987 US Supreme Court upholds (5-4) affirmative action
  • 1988 Bruce Springsteen's "Tunnel of Love Tour" begins in Worcester, Mass
  • 1988 South Korea adopts constitution
  • 1989 1st independent blue-collar labor union in Communist Hungary forms
  • 1989 Javed Miandad scores 271 v NZ at Eden Park
  • 1989 Lowest baramotric pressure in Netherlands (956.7 mbar at De Bilt)
  • 1990 Nicaraguans votes out Sandinistas
  • 1991 US, barracks in Dhahran Saudi Arabia, hit by scud missile, kills 28
  • 1992 Khojaly massacre: about 613 civilians killed by Armenian armed forces during the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan
  • 1993 Pakistan all out 43 v West Indies, world one-day int record low
  • 1994 Israeli extremist Baruch Goldstein massacres 30 Palestinians in Hebron
  • 1994 Peruvian Yak-40 crashes into mountain near Tingo Maria, kills 31
  • 1995 Bomb attack on train in Assam India (27 soldiers killed)
  • 1995 Muslim fundamentalists shoot 20 shite mosque goers dead
  • 1995 PBA National Championship Won by Scott Alexander
  • 1996 Rajindra Dhanraj takes 16-167 in match Trinidad v Leeward Is
  • 1998 Pamela Lee has husband Tommy Lee arrested on battery charges
  • 1998 Switzerland's 1st legal brothel opens in Zurich
  • 2009 BDR massacre in Pilkhana, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 74 People are being killed, including more than 50 Army officials, by Bangladeshi Boarder Guards inside its headquarter.
  • 2011 In the Irish general election, the Fianna Fáil-led government suffered the worst defeat of a sitting government since the formation of the Irish state in 1921.
  • 2011 French fashion house Christian Dior suspends its chief designer John Galliano after he is arrested for an anti-semitic verbal attack in Paris
  • 2012 Syrian Army kills 100 civilians in artillery shelling of Homs and Hama
  • 2012 Al Qaeda suicide bombing kills at least 26 people in Mukalla, Yemen
  • 2012 World Health Organization removes India from the list of polio endemic countries

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2013 Cuban President Raul Castro announces he will not seek another term in 2018

President of Cuba Raúl Castro
President of Cuba
Raúl Castro
  • 2013 Italy Common Good, a centre left alliance, wins the Italian general election
  • 2014 50 students are killed in a Boko Harem attack on a college in Buni, Nigeria
  • 2014 Hundreds of pro-Russian protesters block the Crimean parliament and demand a referendum on Crimea's independence
  • 2015 BRIT Awards: Best Single "Uptown Funk", Best Album "X" by Ed Sheeran

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 105 of 105

  • 1966 Samantha Phillips, Ft Meade MD, Penthouse Pet
  • 1966 Samson Kitur, Kenyan athlete (d. 2003)
  • 1967 Nick Leeson, British banker (Baring bank)
  • 1971 Dave Harris, American disc jockey
  • 1977 Josh Wolff, American footballer

Weddings in History

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Deaths in History

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