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  • Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 25, 1483

    Elizabeth Woodville

    Execution in Pontefract Castle

    Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 25, 1483

    On 25 June 1483, Gloucester had Elizabeth Woodville's son Richard Grey and brother Anthony, Earl Rivers, executed in Pontefract Castle, Yorkshire. By an act of Parliament, the Titulus Regius (1 Ric. III), it was declared that Edward IV's children with Elizabeth were illegitimate on the grounds that Edward IV had a precontract with the widow Lady Eleanor Butler, which was considered a legally binding contract that rendered any other marriage contract invalid. One source, the Burgundian chronicler Philippe de Commines, says that Robert Stillington, Bishop of Bath and Wells, carried out an engagement ceremony between Edward IV and Lady Eleanor.




  • Seoul, South Korea
    Monday Jun 25, 1894

    First Sino-Japanese War

    Replacing The Existing Korean Government With Members of the pro-Japanese Faction

    Seoul, South Korea
    Monday Jun 25, 1894

    In early June 1894, the 8,000 Japanese troops captured the Korean king Gojong, occupied the Gyeongbokgung in Seoul and, by June 25, replaced the existing Korean government with members of the pro-Japanese faction.




  • Paris, France
    Saturday Jun 25, 1910

    Igor Stravinsky

    The Firebird's Premiere

    Paris, France
    Saturday Jun 25, 1910

    Stravinsky became an overnight sensation following the success of the Firebird's premiere in Paris on 25 June 1910.The composer had travelled from his estate in Ustilug to Paris in early June to attend the final rehearsals and the premiere of The Firebird.




  • New York, U.S.
    Monday Jun 25, 1934

    DC Comics

    National Allied Publications

    New York, U.S.
    Monday Jun 25, 1934

    Entrepreneur Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson founded National Allied Publications in autumn 1934.




  • Berlin, Germany
    Friday Jun 25, 1948

    Harry S. Truman

    The Allies initiated the Berlin Airlift

    Berlin, Germany
    Friday Jun 25, 1948

    On June 25, the Allies initiated the Berlin Airlift, a campaign to deliver food, coal and other supplies using military aircraft on a massive scale. Nothing like it had ever been attempted before, and no single nation had the capability, either logistically or materially, to accomplish it.




  • South Korea
    Sunday Jun 25, 1950

    Harry S. Truman

    The Korean War

    South Korea
    Sunday Jun 25, 1950

    On June 25, 1950, the North Korean army under Kim Il-sung invaded South Korea, starting the Korean War.




  • South Korea
    Sunday Jun 25, 1950

    Korean War

    North Korean military (KPA) forces crossed the border and advanced into South Korea

    South Korea
    Sunday Jun 25, 1950

    The conflict escalated into warfare when North Korean military (KPA) forces—supported by the Soviet Union and China—crossed the border and advanced into South Korea on 25 June 1950.


  • New York, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 25, 1950

    Korean War

    The United Nations Security Council unanimously condemned the North Korean invasion

    New York, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 25, 1950

    On 25 June 1950, the United Nations Security Council unanimously condemned the North Korean invasion of South Korea, with UN Security Council Resolution 82.


  • Korean Peninsula (North Korea and South Korea)
    Sunday Jun 25, 1950

    Vietnam War

    Korean War

    Korean Peninsula (North Korea and South Korea)
    Sunday Jun 25, 1950

    The outbreak of the Korean War in June 1950 convinced many Washington policymakers that the war in Indochina was an example of communist expansionism directed by the Soviet Union.


  • The World
    Sunday Jun 25, 1967

    The Beatles

    The First Live Global Television Link

    The World
    Sunday Jun 25, 1967

    On 25 June 1967, the Beatles performed their forthcoming single, "All You Need Is Love", to an estimated 350 million viewers on Our World, the first live global television link. Released a week later, during the Summer of Love, the song was adopted as a flower power anthem.


  • Washington, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 25, 1981

    Bill Gates

    Microsoft's company restructuring

    Washington, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 25, 1981

    Gates oversaw Microsoft's company restructuring on June 25, 1981, which re-incorporated the company in Washington state and made Gates the president of Microsoft and its board chairman.


  • Washington, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 25, 1981

    Bill Gates

    Microsoft's company restructuring

    Washington, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 25, 1981

    Gates oversaw Microsoft's company restructuring on June 25, 1981, which re-incorporated the company in Washington state and made Gates the president of Microsoft and its board chairman.


  • Majnoon Island, Iraq
    Saturday Jun 25, 1988

    Iran–Iraq War

    The Second Tawakal ala Allah Operation

    Majnoon Island, Iraq
    Saturday Jun 25, 1988

    On 25 June, Iraq launched the second Tawakal ala Allah operation against the Iranians on Majnoon Island. Iraqi commandos used amphibious craft to block the Iranian rear, then used hundreds of tanks with massed conventional and chemical artillery barrages to recapture the island after 8 hours of combat.


  • Croatia
    Tuesday Jun 25, 1991

    Croatian War of Independence

    Croatia's independence

    Croatia
    Tuesday Jun 25, 1991

    The parliament of Croatia declared Croatia's independence and dissolved its association with Yugoslavia on 25 June 1991.


  • Croatia
    Tuesday Jun 25, 1991

    Bosnian War

    Slovenia and Croatia declared independence

    Croatia
    Tuesday Jun 25, 1991

    On 25 June 1991, both Slovenia and Croatia declared independence, which led to a short armed conflict in Slovenia called the Ten-Day War, and an all-out war in Croatia in the Croatian War of Independence in areas with a substantial ethnic Serb population.


  • Slovenia
    Tuesday Jun 25, 1991

    Ten-Day War (Slovenian Independence War)

    Independence day

    Slovenia
    Tuesday Jun 25, 1991

    Slovenia and Croatia passed the acts about their independence on 25 June 1991.


  • Los Angeles,U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 25, 1996

    Kobe Bryant

    the day before the draft

    Los Angeles,U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 25, 1996

    The Lakers were looking to trade their starting center Vlade Divac for a player's draft rights to free up salary-cap space to make an offer to free-agent center Shaquille O'Neal. Bill Branch, the Hornets' head scout at the time, said that the Hornets agreed to trade their draft selection at #13 to the Lakers the day before the draft. Before the trade agreement, the Hornets never considered drafting Bryant. During the draft, the Lakers told the Hornets whom to select minutes before the pick was made.


  • Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 25, 2000

    Dwayne Johnson

    King of the Ring (2000)

    Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 25, 2000

    The Rock won the WWF Championship for a fifth time at King of the Ring on June 25 by scoring the winning pin in a six-man tag team match, teaming with Kane and The Undertaker against Shane McMahon, Triple H and Vince McMahon, whom he pinned.


  • Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 25, 2009

    Shaquille O'Neal

    O'Neal was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers

    Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 25, 2009

    On June 25, 2009, O'Neal was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Sasha Pavlovic, Ben Wallace, $500,000, and a 2010-second round draft pick.


  • Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
    Friday Jun 25, 2010

    Michael Ballack

    Returning back to Bayer Leverkusen

    Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
    Friday Jun 25, 2010

    On 25 June 2010, Ballack signed a two-year contract with former club Bayer Leverkusen.


  • U.S.
    Monday Jun 25, 2012

    Microsoft

    Social Network Yammer

    U.S.
    Monday Jun 25, 2012

    On June 25, Microsoft paid US$1.2 billion to buy the social network Yammer.


  • Miami, Florida, U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 25, 2014

    LeBron James

    Heat contract is Opted

    Miami, Florida, U.S.
    Wednesday Jun 25, 2014

    On June 25, 2014, James opted out of his contract with the Heat.


  • Argentina
    Thursday Jun 25, 2015

    Diego Maradona

    Father dead

    Argentina
    Thursday Jun 25, 2015

    Maradona's father, "Don" Diego, died on 25 June 2015 at age 87.


  • New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 25, 2019

    Eminem

    Hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire

    New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 25, 2019

    On June 25, 2019, The New York Times Magazine listed Eminem among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire.


  • Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 25, 2020

    Mohamed Salah

    Winning the Premier League

    Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 25, 2020

    Mohamed Salah won the Premier League with Liverpool as the club got their first premier league title and their first league title in 30 years.


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