On This Day in History for September 25 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 139 of 139

  • 1982 Penn prison guard George Banks kills 13 (5 were his own children)
  • 1982 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1983 Bob Forsch pitches 2nd career no-hitter, Cards beat Expos 3-0
  • 1983 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya, USSR
  • 1984 Egypt & Jordan regain diplomatic relations
  • 1985 Akali Dal wins Punjab State election in India
  • 1985 Palestinian terrorists kill 3 Israeli sailors at Lanaca Cyprus
  • 1986 Antonin Scalia appointed to US Supreme Court
  • 1987 2nd coup on Fiji led by Major General Sitiveni Rabuka
  • 1988 Christopher Jacobs, Troy Dalbey, Tom Hunter & Matt Biondi, swim world record 4x100m freestyle (3:16.53)


1988 Pope John Paul II beatifies Friar Junípero Serra (founder of 1st Californian missions)

Missionary Junípero Serra
Junípero Serra
264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • 1989 Archaeologists open Titus of Rhine grave in Amsterdam
  • 1989 Ronald Harwood's "Another Time" premieres in London
  • 1989 Wade Boggs is 1st to get 200 hits & 100 walks in 4 consecutive seasons
  • 1990 Oakland A's clinch 3rd straight AL West title

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1990 Saddam Hussein warns that US will repeat Vietnam experience

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein
  • 1990 UN Security Council vote 14-1 to impose air embargo against Iraq
  • 1991 Paramount at Madison Square Garden in NYC opens
  • 1992 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • 1992 Opening Main-Donau canal (North Sea-Black Sea)
  • 1992 US Mars Observer launched from Space shuttle
  • 1992 Gregory Kingsley, 12, wins right to divorce his parents & live with his foster parents, he takes name Shawn Russ
  • 1996 The last of the Magdalen Asylums closes in Ireland.
  • 1997 "ER" is performed live on TV
  • 1997 Britain's Andy Green sets jet-powered car record (714 mph)
  • 1997 Marv Albert plea bargains in assault case
  • 1997 STS 86 (Atlantis 20) launches into orbit
  • 2002 The Vitim event, a possible bolide impact in Siberia, Russia.
  • 2003 A magnitude-8.0 earthquake strikes just offshore of Hokkaidō, Japan.
  • 2008 China launches the spacecraft Shenzhou 7.
  • 2008 The "Celtic Tiger" slides into recession for the first time in over two decades, recording a 0.5% fall in second quarter GDP, following a 0.3% decline in the first quarter
  • 2012 50 Taiwanese ships clash with the Japan Coast Guard in waters off the Senkaku Islands
  • 2012 Anouchka van Miltenburg is elected President of the House of Representatives in the Netherlands
  • 2015 Singapore closes schools due to hazardous levels of air pollution from fires in Indonesia
  • 2016 World's largest radio telescope at 500m wide in Guizhou Province, China begins operating
  • 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

Electoral defeatImportant Vote

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

Birthdays in History

Weddings in History

Deaths in History