What Happened on April 25, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Exposition Flyer" rammed at Napierville Illinois, killing 48
  • Christopher Fry's "Phoenix too Frequent" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Digby Fairweather, British jazz trumpeter, born in Rochford, Essex, England
  • Peter Sutherland, Irish businessman (Allied Irish Banks) and politician (Fine Gael), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2018)
  • Talia Shire [Coppola], American actress (Adrienne-Rocky), born in Lake Success, New York
  • Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Russian nationalist and leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, born in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Knight, cricketer (3 Tests for England on 1903-04 tour), dies
  • Joseph Vine, cricketer (batted in two Tests Eng v Aust 1911-12), dies