June 25

June 25

Independence Day
Mozambique : June 25 1975
Slovenia : June 25 1991

Day of the Seafarer

June 25
Independence Day of Mozambique
National Catfish Day (United States)
Statehood Day (Croatia)
Statehood Day (Slovenia)
Statehood Day (Virginia)

Events June 25
1678 – Venetian Elena Cornaro Piscopia is the first woman awarded a doctorate of philosophy when she graduates from the University of Padua.
1741 – Maria Theresa of Austria is crowned Queen of Hungary.
1910 – The United States Congress passes the Mann Act, which prohibits interstate transport of females for “immoral purposes”; the ambiguous language would be used to selectively prosecute people for years to come.
1947 – The Diary of a Young Girl (better known as The Diary of Anne Frank) is published.
1950 – The Korean War begins with the invasion of South Korea by North Korea.
1960 – Two cryptographers working for the United States National Security Agency left for vacation to Mexico, and from there defected to the Soviet Union.
1967 – Broadcasting of the first live global satellite television program: Our World
1975 – The State of Emergency is declared in India.
1975 – Mozambique achieves independence.
1978 – The rainbow flag representing gay pride is flown for the first time in the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade.
1981 – Microsoft is restructured to become an incorporated business in its home state of Washington.
1991 – Croatia and Slovenia declare their independence from Yugoslavia.
1996 – The Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia kills 19 U.S. servicemen.
1997 – An unmanned Progress spacecraft collides with the Russian space station Mir.
1997 – The Soufrière Hills volcano in Montserrat erupts resulting in the death of 19 people.

 

 

 

 

 



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