On This Day in History 25 April

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What Happened On This Day in History

  • 1809: The Amritsar treaty was signed between the British East India Company and the sick ruler of Punjab, Ranjit Singh.
  • 1867: Foreign trade primate in Tokyo, the capital of Japan.
  • 1905: Blacks’ goat suffrage in South Africa.
  • 1945: International Delegate Day is celebrated globally on 25 April every year. That day is celebrated to raise is about the rule of representatives and of member states in the United Nations.
  • 1945: Bell labs announces solar batteries for the first time in New york.
  • 1953: Two Scientists at the University of Cambridge, James D Watson and Francis crick explain the structure of DNA and find the answer to the basic puzzle of biology as to how organisms grow their offspring. Both of these scientists were awarded the Nobel prize in 1962 for their discovery.
  • 1957: Sodium nuclear reactor operated for the first time.
  • 1980: The US military launched a covert operation to free 53 hostages from their embassy in Tehran but failed the squad, and eight American soldiers were killed. This crisis for 444 days and finally in January 1981 this hostage where rest released.
  • 1981: More than 100 workers succumbed to nuclear radiation during repair work at a nuclear plant in Suruga, Japan.
  • 1982: For the first time color broadcasting started on television in Delhi.
  • 1983: German magazines ‘Stern’begin printing Hitler’s controversial diary which he had he allegedly penciled during the second World war. The authenticity density of the diary was questioned by many.
  • 1989: more than 20 thousand people died of encephalitis in Ethiopia. The disease spread to Sudan and at least 400 people died there too.
  • 2010: Indian Navy started the process of purchasing a light utility helicopter in place of the old Chetak helicopters.
  • 2015: A saver earthquake caused great devastation in Nepal. The earthquake that struck near the capital Kathmandu caused a huge loss of life and property.
  • 2019: justice Indu Malhotra was appointed as the third member of the in-house inquiry panel to investigate allegations of sexual harassment against Chief justice of India Rajan Gogoi on April 25, 2019.
  • 2019: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) launched ‘The Malaria Eradication Research Alliance (MERA) on 25 April 2019, which works together to plan and conduct research to eradicate malaria from India by 2030 done by a group of partners.
  • 2020: World Malaria Day is observed every year on 25 April. It started in 2008. This day is to spread awareness about malaria says globally. It also promotes efforts to prevent malaria worldwide. The theme of World Malaria Day 2020 is “Zero Malaria Start with me.”
  • 2020: Uttar Pradesh becomes the first state to have a software based in house facility of virtual quotes, where the Allahabad High court and all its codes have an infrastructure for hearing cases through video conferencing.
  • 2020: Sanjay Kothari Soren is a chief vigilance commissioner (CVC). President Ram Nath Govind caravan in Rashtrapati Bhavan New Delhi.
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Famous Peoples Borns and Deaths On This Day in History

  • 1969: I M Vijayan, the famous football player of India, was born.

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