What Happened on April 25, 2019

Historical Events

  • Cyclone Kenneth strikes Mozambique with winds of 220km/h (140mph) killing at least38 people and damaging nearly 35,000 homes

Historic Event

Former US Vice President Joe Biden announces his campaign for president via video

  • Microsoft becomes the third US firm to be listed with a market worth of 1 trillion, after Apple and Amazon
  • More than 1,600 civilians were killed in US-led coalition air and land strikes on Raqqa in 2017, according to Amnesty International and monitoring group Airwars
  • NFL Draft: Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray #1 pick by Arizona Cardinals
  • Thousands march in Khartoum, Sudan calling for civilian rule

Famous Deaths

John HavlicekJohn Havlicek (1940-2019)

American College/Basketball Hall of Fame small forward (8 x NBA C'ship Boston Celtics; 13 x NBA All Star; 4 x All-NBA First Team), dies of Parkinson's disease at 79

  • Manuel Lujan Jr., American politician (Rep-R-NM, 1969-89), dies at 90
2019 Highlights

About April 25, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Anzac Day (Australia, New Zealand)

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus

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