On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 6th NBA Championship: Minneapolis Lakers beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 3
  • American Bowling Congress approves use of an automatic pinsetter
  • German state of Bathe-Wurttemberg forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Cory Day, American rock vocalist, born in The Bronx, New York

Person of interestHaider al-Abadi

Haider al-Abadi, Iraqi politician, Prime Minister of Iraq (2014-present), born in Baghdad, Iraq

Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi
Prime Minister of Iraq
Haider al-Abadi
  • Ketil Bjørnstad, Norwegian pianist, born in Oslo, Norway
  • Vladislav Tretiak, Russian hockey player (Olympic gold 1972, 76), born in Dmitrovsky District, Russia