Historical Events on July 25 (Part 2)

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2004 91st Tour de France: no winner (Lance Armstrong disqualified)

Professional Cyclist and Drug Cheat Lance Armstrong
Professional Cyclist and Drug Cheat
Lance Armstrong
  • 2004 British Open Seniors Golf, Royal Portrush: Pete Oakley wins by 1 stroke from fellow American Tom Kite and Eduardo Romero of Argentina
  • 2007 Pratibha Patil is sworn in as India's first woman president
  • 2010 97th Tour de France won by Andy Schleck of Luxembourg
  • 2010 British Open Seniors Golf, Carnoustie: Bernhard Langer of Germany wins by 1 stroke from American Corey Pavin
  • 2012 Italy's credit rating is downgraded to CCC+ by Egan-Jones
  • 2012 Ivica Dačić is sworn in as Prime Minister of Serbia
  • 2012 The 2012 Summer Olympics begin (Opening ceremony 27th)
  • 2012 The UK economy returns to recession with a fall of 0.2% in GDP in the first quarter of 2012 following a fall of 0.3% in the last quarter of 2011
  • 2012 The double dip recession in the UK economy continues with a fall of 0.7% in GDP in the second quarter of 2012
  • 2014 Israeli airstrike kills leader of Islamic Jihad's military wing, Salah Abu Hassanein
  • 2014 Palestinian officials call for a "Day of Rage" in the West Bank and within Israel against Israel's operation against Gaza; Israeli Defence Force prepares for protests

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2014 Both Israel and Hamas review US Secretary of State John Kerry's proposal for an immediate ceasefire and meetings in Cairo

US Secretary of State John Kerry
US Secretary of State
John Kerry
  • 2015 UCI BMX Supercross series: Niek Kimmann & Stefany Hernandez win the world title
  • 2016 Verizon announces $4.83 billion purchase of Yahoo
  • 2017 Sperm counts have halved in last 40 years says research published in "Human Reproduction Update" journal
  • 2017 167 African migrants rescued by NGO Proactiva Open Arms off the coast of Libya, 13 perish
  • 2017 Wildfires on France's Mediterranean coast near Bormes-les-Mimosas prompts evacuation of 12,000 people
  • 2017 Israeli authorities remove new metal detectors from Temple Mount / Haram al-Sharif after Palestinian protests amid rising tensions in Jerusalem
  • 2017 Ram Nath Kovind becomes 14th President of India
  • 2018 Liquid lake found on Mars under its South Pole by European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter reported in "Science"
  • 2018 Georgian representative James Spencer resigns after being fooled into saying racial slurs on Sacha Baron Cohen's "Who is America" programe
  • 2018 Multiple suicide bombings and attacks by the Islamic State in Sweida and surrounding areas of Syria kill more than 200
  • 2018 Somalia’s attorney general announces country's first prosecution of female genital mutilation after death of a 10-year-old girl
  • 2018 Pakistan general election: former cricketer Imran Khan wins most votes but not majority after vote marred by violence and bomb that kills 31 people