On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 2017

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 167 African migrants rescued by NGO Proactiva Open Arms off the coast of Libya, 13 perish
  • Israeli authorities remove new metal detectors from Temple Mount / Haram al-Sharif after Palestinian protests amid rising tensions in Jerusalem
  • Ram Nath Kovind becomes 14th President of India
  • Sperm counts have halved in last 40 years says research published in "Human Reproduction Update" journal
  • Wildfires on France's Mediterranean coast near Bormes-les-Mimosas prompts evacuation of 12,000 people

Famous Deaths

  • Barbara Sinatra, American model and philanthropist, dies at 90