On This Day

Historical Events on April 25 (Part 2)

  • 2019 Microsoft becomes the third US firm to be listed with a market worth of 1 trillion, after Apple and Amazon
  • 2019 Thousands march in Khartoum, Sudan calling for civilian rule
  • 2019 NFL Draft: Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray #1 pick by Arizona Cardinals
  • 2019 Cyclone Kenneth strikes Mozambique with winds of 220km/h (140mph) killing at least38 people and damaging nearly 35,000 homes
  • 2019 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

Academy Awards

2021 93rd Academy Awards: "Nomadland" wins best film, director (ChloƩ Zhao), and lead actress (Frances McDormand); Anthony Hopkins best actor