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
2005 History

Famous Deaths

  • John Love, Zimbabwean auto racer (British Saloon Car C'ship 1962; 6 x South African F1 C'ship 1964-69), dies at 80
  • Swami Ranganathananda, Indian monk (b. 1908)

About April 25, 2005

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Anzac Day (Australia, New Zealand)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Candy Shop - 50 Cent Featuring Olivia
  • UK #1 Song: (Is This The Way To) Amarillo? - Tony Christie Ft. Peter Kay