On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

47th Vice President of the United States Joe Biden
47th Vice President of the United States
Joe Biden
  • 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 first pick by Arizona Cardinals
  • Thousands march in Khartoum, Sudan calling for civilian rule

Famous Deaths

  • John Havlicek, Basketball Hall of Fame guard (8-time NBA champion-Boston Celtics; 13-time NBA All Star), dies of Parkinson's disease at 79