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  • Holy Roman Empire
    Saturday Jul 25, 1564

    Holy Roman Empire

    Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor

    Holy Roman Empire
    Saturday Jul 25, 1564

    After Ferdinand I died in 1564, his son Maximilian II became Emperor, and like his father accepted the existence of Protestantism and the need for occasional compromise with it.




  • Qing Empire (now China)
    Wednesday Jul 25, 1668

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    1668 Shandong Earthquake

    Qing Empire (now China)
    Wednesday Jul 25, 1668

    1668 Shandong earthquake occurred on July 25, 1668, in Qing Empire (now China), there were an estimated 42,571 deaths.




  • Abu Qir, Egypt
    Thursday Jul 25, 1799

    Napoleon

    Battle of Abu Qir (1799)

    Abu Qir, Egypt
    Thursday Jul 25, 1799

    Back in Egypt on 25 July, Bonaparte defeated an Ottoman amphibious invasion at Abukir.




  • Venezuela
    Saturday Jul 25, 1812

    Simón Bolívar

    Agreement with Monteverde

    Venezuela
    Saturday Jul 25, 1812

    Miranda saw the republican cause as lost and signed a capitulation agreement with Monteverde on 25 July, an action that Bolívar and other revolutionary officers deemed treasonous. In one of Bolívar's most morally dubious acts, he and others arrested Miranda and handed him over to the Spanish Royal Army at the port of La Guaira.




  • Korea
    Wednesday Jul 25, 1894

    Korean War

    The First Sino-Japanese War

    Korea
    Wednesday Jul 25, 1894

    Imperial Japan destroyed the influence of China over Korea in the First Sino-Japanese War (1894–95), ushering in the short-lived Korean Empire.




  • Asan, Korea (Now South Korea))
    Wednesday Jul 25, 1894

    First Sino-Japanese War

    The Battle of Pungdo

    Asan, Korea (Now South Korea))
    Wednesday Jul 25, 1894

    On 25 July 1894, the cruisers Yoshino, Naniwa and Akitsushima of the Japanese flying squadron, which had been patrolling off Asan Bay, encountered the Chinese cruiser Tsi-yuan and gunboat Kwang-yi. These vessels had steamed out of Asan to meet the transport Kow-shing, escorted by the Chinese gunboat Tsao-kiang. After an hour-long engagement, the Tsi-yuan escaped while the Kwang-yi grounded on rocks, where its powder-magazine exploded.




  • Fegyvernek, Hungary
    Friday Jul 25, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Hungarian Forces Counterattacked at Fegyvernek

    Fegyvernek, Hungary
    Friday Jul 25, 1919

    On 25 July, fighting continued. Hungarian forces counterattacked at Fegyvernek, engaging the Romanian 1st Infantry Division. With their lines breaking, Hungarian troops began a retreat towards the Tisza River bridge at Szolnok.


  • Spain
    Saturday Jul 25, 1936

    Francisco Franco

    Negotiate with the for more military support

    Spain
    Saturday Jul 25, 1936

    Through representatives, he started to negotiate with the United Kingdom, Germany, and Italy for more military support, and above all for more aircraft. Negotiations were successful with the last two on 25 July.


  • Iran
    Monday Jul 25, 1988

    Iran–Iraq War

    The MEK Campaign

    Iran
    Monday Jul 25, 1988

    On 26 July 1988, the MEK started their campaign in central Iran, Operation Forough Javidan (Eternal Light), with the support of the Iraqi army. The Iranians had withdrawn their remaining soldiers to Khuzestan in fear of a new Iraqi invasion attempt, allowing the Mujahedeen to advance rapidly towards Kermanshah, seizing Qasr-e Shirin, Sarpol-e Zahab, Kerend-e Gharb, and Islamabad-e-Gharb. The MEK expected the Iranian population to rise up and support their advance; the uprising never materialised but they reached 145 km (90 mi) deep into Iran.


  • Western borders, Iran
    Monday Jul 25, 1988

    Iran–Iraq War

    Operation Mersad

    Western borders, Iran
    Monday Jul 25, 1988

    Operation Mersad was the last big military operation of the war. Both Iran and Iraq had accepted Resolution 598, but despite the ceasefire, after seeing Iraqi victories in the previous months, Mujahadeen-e-Khalq (MEK) decided to launch an attack of its own and wished to advance all the way to Teheran.


  • Srb, Croatia
    Wednesday Jul 25, 1990

    Croatian War of Independence

    Sovereignty and Autonomy of the Serb people in Croatia

    Srb, Croatia
    Wednesday Jul 25, 1990

    After the election of Tuđman (Croatian President) and the HDZ, a Serb Assembly was established in Srb, north of Knin, on 25 July 1990 as the political representation of the Serb people in Croatia. The Serb Assembly declared "sovereignty and autonomy of the Serb people in Croatia".


  • Baghdad, Iraq
    Wednesday Jul 25, 1990

    Gulf War

    The US Ambassador

    Baghdad, Iraq
    Wednesday Jul 25, 1990

    On the 25th, Saddam met with April Glaspie, the US Ambassador to Iraq, in Baghdad.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Jul 25, 1995

    Bosnian War

    Operation Summer 95

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Jul 25, 1995

    Military offensive by the HV (the Croatian Army) and the HVO (the Croatian Defence Council) codenamed Operation Summer 95 took place in western Bosnia.


  • Dinara, Croatia
    Tuesday Jul 25, 1995

    Croatian War of Independence

    Operation Summer 95

    Dinara, Croatia
    Tuesday Jul 25, 1995

    From 25–30 July, the Croatian Army and Croatian Defense Council (HVO) troops attacked Serb-held territory north of Mount Dinara, capturing Bosansko Grahovo and Glamoč during Operation Summer '95.


  • Venezuela
    Sunday Jul 25, 1999

    Hugo Chávez

    Election of the constituent assembly

    Venezuela
    Sunday Jul 25, 1999

    Chávez called an election on 25 July to elect the members of the constituent assembly. Over 900 of the 1,171 candidates standing for election that July were Chávez opponents. Despite the many opposition candidates, Chávez supporters won another overwhelming electoral victory. His supporters took 95% of the seats, 125 in all, including all of the seats assigned to indigenous groups. The opposition won only six seats. The constituent assembly, filled with supporters of Chávez, began to draft a constitution that made censorship easier and granted the executive branch more power.


  • Spain
    Monday Jul 25, 2005

    Rafael Nadal

    Rankin no.2

    Spain
    Monday Jul 25, 2005

    Nadal won 16 consecutive matches and three consecutive tournaments, bringing his ranking to No. 2 on 25 July 2005.


  • Lagos, Nigeria
    Friday Jul 25, 2014

    Uber

    Uber officially launches in Lagos

    Lagos, Nigeria
    Friday Jul 25, 2014

    Uber officially launches in Lagos, Nigeria, expanding its presence to Western Africa.


  • Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Friday Jul 25, 2014

    Amazon

    Amazon launched the Fire Phone

    Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Friday Jul 25, 2014

    In 2014, Amazon launched the Fire Phone. The Fire Phone was meant to deliver media streaming options but the venture failed, resulting in Amazon registering a $170 million loss. This would also lead to the Fire Phone production being stopped the following year. In August of the same year, Amazon would finalize the acquisition of Twitch, a social video gaming streaming site for $970 million. This new acquisition would be integrated into the game production division of Amazon.


  • Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Friday Jul 25, 2014

    Amazon

    Amazon launches the Amazon Fire

    Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Friday Jul 25, 2014

    Amazon launches the Amazon Fire.


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