THIS DAY IN HISTORY 25/04


This Day in History 25/04

APRIL 25TH


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1881 – French troops occupy Algeria & Tunisia



1945 – 45 countries convene UN Conference on Intl Organization in SF



1954 – British raid Nairobi Kenya (25,000 Mau Mau suspects arrested)



1961 – Premier Moise Tsjombe of Katanga arrested in Congo



1967 – Britain grants internal self-government to Swaziland



1993 – Russia elects Boris Yeltsin leader



2013 – The United Kingdom reopens its embassy in Somalia after 22 years



FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS



1599 – Oliver Cromwell, Puritan lord protector of England (1653-58)


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1874 – Guglielmo Marconi, Bologna Italy, inventor (radio, Nobel 1909)


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1917 – Ella Fitzgerald, Newport News VA, jazz singer (Is it live or Memorex)


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1964 – Hank Azaria, New York City, American actor (The Birdcage) and voice behind many characters in The Simpsons (Moe, Apu, Chief Wiggum, Comic Book Guy, Carl Carlson)


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1989 – Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, 11th Panchen Lama



FAMOUS DEATHS



1853 – William Beaumont, physiologist, dies at 67


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1878 – Anna Sewell, English author (b. 1820)

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