May 25, 2018
Today is 145th day of the year
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Births Today

  • 1803 - "Ralph W. Emerson, American poet"
  • 1881 - "Bela Bartok, Hungarian composer"
  • 1892 - "Josip Tito, Former Yugoslavian president"
  • 1926 - "Miles Davis, American jazz trumpet player"
  • 1938 - "Margaret Forster, Author"
  • 1939 - "Ian McKellen, English actor"
  • 1945 - "Dave Lee Travis, Disc jockey"
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events today

  • 1703 - "Samuel Pepys, the English diarist, died"
  • 1768 - Explorer Captain Cook set sail on his first voyage
  • 1907 - "The first national assembly, in which women had parliamentary seats, opened in Finland"
  • 1910 - "French troops occupied Morocco, North Africa"
  • 1914 - The Irish Home Rule bill was passed
  • 1935 - Athlete Jesse Owens set six world records in under an hour
  • 1945 - Arthur C.Clark suggested using relay satellites to cover the Earth
  • 1953 - Road transport was denationalised in Britain
  • 1961 - President Kennedy announced the plan to send men to the Moon
  • 1986 - "Sport Aid, helping to raise money for the starving in Africa, took place"
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