On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 2005

Historical Events

  • 107 die in Amagasaki rail crash in Japan
  • Bulgaria and Romania sign accession treaties to join the European Union
  • Final piece of the Obelisk of Axum is returned to Ethiopia after being stolen by the invading Italian army in 1937

Famous Deaths

  • John Love, Zimbabwean Formula One driver, dies at 80
  • Swami Ranganathananda, Indian monk (b. 1908)
2005 Highlights

About April 25, 2005

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Anzac Day (Australia, New Zealand)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus