On This Day

Historical Events on September 25 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 219 of 219

  • 2015 Singapore closes schools due to hazardous levels of air pollution from fires in Indonesia
  • 2015 Caitlyn Jenner officially changes her name from Bruce and her gender to a woman
  • 2016 World's largest radio telescope at 500m wide in Guizhou Province, China begins operating
  • 2016 Tour Championship Men's Golf, East Lake GC: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland wins in a playoff with Kevin Chappell & Ryan Moore; biggest winner's prize in golf, US$10m
  • 2017 First ever woman graduates from the US Marine Corps' Infantry Officer Course
  • 2017 Uber's licence to operate is not renewed by Transport for London in the UK, citing problems with background checks
  • 2017 Ex-New York congressman Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in jail for sexting underage girl

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2017 92% of Iraqi kurds vote in favour of independence in controversial referendum

6th President of Iraq Jalal Talabani
6th President of Iraq
Jalal Talabani

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2018 US fashion company Michael Kors buys Italian brand versace for $2.1 billion

Fashion Designer Gianni Versace
Fashion Designer
Gianni Versace

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2018 Comedian Bill Cosby sentenced to 3-10 years in jail for 2004 sexual assault, first celebrity to be jailed in the #MeToo era

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby

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2018 US President Donald Trump criticizes Globalism and Iran speaking at the UN General Assembly

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2018 Instagram’s co-founders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger resign from Instagram and parent company Facebook
  • 2018 Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven loses a confidence vote after election results in a hung parliament
  • 2019 Austraia's Capital Territory becomes the 1st state in Australia to legalize recreational marijuana
  • 2019 Hazzaa AlMansoori becomes first Emirati in space and first Arab astronaut to travel to the International Space Station, travelling on Russian Soyuz-MS 15 spacecraft

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2019 Chinese President Xi Jinping opens Beijing's new Daxing International Airport designed by Zaha Hadid

Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping
  • 2019 Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva named as the new head of the IMF
  • 2019 Oaxaca becomes the second Mexican state to decriminalize abortion, during the first 12 weeks
  • 2019 Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige reported to have been asked to develop a Star Wars film by the Walt Disney Company