On This Day

April 25, 2019 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

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

Historic Event

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

  • 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
  • Thousands march in Khartoum, Sudan calling for civilian rule

Deaths in History

  • Manuel Lujan Jr., American politician (Rep-R-NM, 1969-89), dies at 90
2019 in History