What Happened on July 25, 2018

Historical Events

Film & TV History

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

  • 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

Election 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

  • 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
2018 Highlights

About July 25, 2018

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: In My Feelings - Drake
  • UK #1 Song: In My Feelings - Drake