On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 2018

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Georgian representative James Spencer resigns after being fooled into saying racial slurs on Sacha Baron Cohen's "Who is America" programe

Comedian/Actor Sacha Baron Cohen
Comedian/Actor
Sacha Baron Cohen
  • Liquid lake found on Mars under its South Pole by European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter reported in "Science"
  • Multiple suicide bombings and attacks by the Islamic State in Sweida and surrounding areas of Syria kill more than 200

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Party of former cricketer Imran Khan, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), wins the most votes but not a majority in Pakistan's Pakistan general election, which are marred by violence and a bomb that kills 31 people

Cricketer and Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan
Cricketer and Prime Minister of Pakistan
Imran Khan
  • Somalia‚Äôs attorney general announces country's first prosecution of female genital mutilation after death of a 10-year-old girl

Famous Deaths

  • Guy [Gaetano] Molinari, American politician (R-House of Representatives from New York, 1981-1983), dies of pneumonia at 89
  • Judith Appelbaum, American magazine & newspaper editor and educator, dies at 78