On This Day

Historical Events on March 25 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 246 of 246

  • 1991 Nigerian crude becomes competitive in US Gulf Coast as Nigeria cuts crude prices
  • 1992 British scientists find new largest perfect # (2 756839 -1 * 2 756839)

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1992 Cricket World Cup, Melbourne (MCG): Imran Khan scores 72 in his final ODI as Pakistan beats England by 22 runs for their first title; Martin Crowe (NZ), Player of Series

Cricketer Martin Crowe
Cricketer
Martin Crowe
Cricketer and Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan
Cricketer and Prime Minister of Pakistan
Imran Khan
  • 1992 Russian manned space craft TM-14, lands
  • 1992 Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev returns to Earth after a 10-month stay aboard the Mir space station.
  • 1993 "Candida" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 1994 Gunda Niemann skates ladies world record 3 km (4:09.32)
  • 1994 Yasunori Miyabe skates world record 1000 m (1:12.37)

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1995 Boxer Mike Tyson released from jail after serving 3 years

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

1996 68th Academy Awards: "Braveheart", Nicholas Cage & Susan Sarandon win

  • 1996 Comet C/1996 B2 (Hyakutake) approaches within 0.1018 AUs of Earth
  • 1996 Freedom Shoemakers on Maryport's Solway Estate closes
  • 1996 Ice Dance Championship at Edmonton won by Gritshuk & Platov (RUS)
  • 1996 Ice Pairs Championship at Edmonton won by Eltsova & Bushkov (RUS)
  • 1996 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Edmonton won by Michelle Kwan (USA)
  • 1996 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Edmonton won by Todd Eldredge (USA)

  • 1996 US issues newly-redesigned $100 bill
  • 1996 The European Union's Veterinarian Committee bans the export of British beef and its by-products as a result of "mad cow disease" (BSE).
  • 1997 "Barrymore" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 240 performances
  • 1997 Indians trade Lofton & Embree to Braves for Grissom & Justice
  • 1997 "Life After Death" 2nd studio album by The Notorious B.I.G. is released (Billboard Song of the Year 1997)

Music awardsMusic Awards

1999 13th Soul Train Music Awards: Luther Vandross, R. Kelly & Lauryn Hill win

Singer-Songwriter Lauryn Hill
Singer-Songwriter
Lauryn Hill
R&B Singer R. Kelly
R&B Singer
R. Kelly
  • 2000 20th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Wild Wild West" wins

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

2001 73rd Academy Awards: "Gladiator", Russell Crowe & Julia Roberts win

  • 2001 Nabisco Championship Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Sweden's Annika Sörenstam shoots a final round 69 to win the first of her 3 titles at this event, 3 strokes ahead of 5 runners-up
  • 2002 TV reality show "The Bachelor" hosted by Chris Harrison debuts on ABC in the US
  • 2005 36th NAACP Image Awards: "Ray" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • 2006 Capitol Hill massacre: A gunman kills six people before taking his own life at a party in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood
  • 2006 Protesters demanding a re-election in Belarus following the rigged Belarusian presidential election, 2006 clash with riot police. Opposition leader Aleksander Kozulin is among several protesters arrested.
  • 2009 Gay dating site Grindr launched by Joel Simkhai, first ever dating application to combine dating information and location

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2012 Peter Cruddas, treasurer of Britain's Conservative Party, resigns after being caught on film selling access to British Prime Minister David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron
British Prime Minister
David Cameron

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2013 Golfer Tiger Woods returns to his world number one ranking

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods

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2015 British musician Zayn Malik announces he is leaving the band One Direction

Singer-songwriter Zayn Malik
Singer-songwriter
Zayn Malik
Singer Harry Styles
Singer
Harry Styles
  • 2016 Suicide attack during a football match in Iskandariya, Iraq kills at least 32 people, ISIS claim responsibility
  • 2016 Zayn's [Zayn Malik] solo debut album "Mind of Mine" is released, 1st British male artist to debut at No. 1 in US
  • 2017 Largest banana split ever, at 8,040 metres long, is made in Innisfail, Australia
  • 2018 First scheduled non-stop flight between Australia and the UK, leaves Perth for Heathrow airport in London, arrives after 17 hours
  • 2018 Australian cricket captain Steve Smith handed one-match ban after admitting Australian team tampered with the ball in 3rd test against South Africa in South Africa
  • 2018 Fire in a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, Russia, kills at least 64

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2018 North Korean leader Kim Jong un begins surprise trip to Beijing by train to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping

Supreme Leader and Dictator of North Korea Kim Jong-un
Supreme Leader and Dictator of North Korea
Kim Jong-un
Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping
  • 2019 First rocket fired from Gaza since 2014 toward Tel Aviv prompts Israeli return air strikes on Gaza
  • 2019 Apple introduces new TV streaming platform Apple TV+, news service Apple News+ and an Apple credit card at star-studded event featuring Oprah
  • 2019 Teacher of the Year awarded to rural Kenyan math and physics teacher and Franciscan brother Peter Tabichi in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • 2019 Further power blackouts in Caracas, Venezuela, prompt government to tell workers and students to stay at home
  • 2019 NASA cancels a planned historic all-female spacewalk because it doesn't have enough spacesuits to fit women
  • 2019 British Airways flight from London mistakenly flies to Edinburgh, Scotland instead of Düsseldorf, Germany when wrong flight plan submitted