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September 25th, 2005 (September 25 2005)EventE1 Train Disaster
September 25th, 2003 (September 25 2003)EventA magnitude-8.0 earthquake strikes just offshore of Hokkaido, Japan.
September 25th, 2002 (September 25 2002)EventThe Vitim event, a possible bolide impact in Siberia, Russia.
September 25th, 1997 (September 25 1997)EventWing Commander Andy Green, OBE (RAF) establishes the world Land Speed Record at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah in the ThrustSSC jet-powered car, and becomes the first man to break the speed of sound on land.
September 25th, 1996 (September 25 1996)EventThe last of the Magdalen Asylums closes in Ireland.
September 25th, 1983 (September 25 1983)EventMaze Prison escape. 38 republican prisoners, armed with 6 handguns, hijacked a prison meals lorry and smashed their way out of HMP Maze. The largest prison escape since WWII and in British history.
September 25th, 1981 (September 25 1981)EventSandra Day O Connor was the 102nd Justice sworn in as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, the first woman to hold the office.
September 25th, 1980 (September 25 1980)EventThe first congress of the Democratic Youth Organization of Afghanistan held in Kabul.
September 25th, 1978 (September 25 1978)EventPSA Flight 182, a Boeing 727-214, collides in mid-air with a Cessna 172 and crashes in San Diego, California, resulting in the deaths of 144 people.
September 25th, 1972 (September 25 1972)EventIn the Norwegian EC referendum, 1972, the people of Norway reject membership.
September 25th, 1970 (September 25 1970)EventCease-fire between Jordan and the fedayeen ends fighting triggered by four hijackings on September 6 and 9.
September 25th, 1962 (September 25 1962)EventThe People s Democratic Republic of Algeria is formally proclaimedied in Ferhat Abbas is elected President of the provisional government.
September 25th, 1959 (September 25 1959)EventSolomon Bandaranaike, prime minister of Sri Lanka is mortally wounded by a Buddhist monk, Talduwe Somarama, and dies the next day. Solomon Quotes
September 25th, 1957 (September 25 1957)EventCentral High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, is integrated through the use of United States Army troops.
September 25th, 1955 (September 25 1955)EventThe Royal Jordanian Air Force is founded.
September 25th, 1944 (September 25 1944)EventSurviving elements of the British 1st Airborne Division withdraw from Arnhem in the Netherlands, thus ending Operation Market Garden.
September 25th, 1929 (September 25 1929)EventJimmy Doolittle performs the first blind flight from Mitchel Field proving that full Instrument Flying from take off to landing is possible.
September 25th, 1915 (September 25 1915)EventThe Second Battle of Champagne begins.
September 25th, 1912 (September 25 1912)EventColumbia University Graduate School of Journalism is founded in New York, New York.
September 25th, 1911 (September 25 1911)EventGround is broken for Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.
September 25th, 1906 (September 25 1906)EventIn the presence of the king and before a great crowd, Leonardo Torres Quevedo successfully demonstrates the invention of the Telekino in the port of Bilbao, guiding a boat from the shore, in what is considered the birth of the Remote control.
September 25th, 1868 (September 25 1868)EventThe Imperial Russian steam frigate Alexander Neuski shipwrecks off Jutland while carrying Grand Duke Alexei of Russia.
September 25th, 1846 (September 25 1846)EventU.S. forces led by Zachary Taylor captured the Mexican city of Monterrey.Zachary Taylor Quotes
September 25th, 1804 (September 25 1804)EventThe Teton Sioux (a subdivision of the Lakota) demand one of the boats from the Lewis and Clark Expedition as a toll for moving further upriver.
September 25th, 1789 (September 25 1789)EventThe U.S. Congress passes twelve amendments to the United States Constitution: the Congressional Apportionment Amendment, the Congressional Compensation Amendment, and the ten that are known as the Bill of Rights. Only the Bill of Rights were ratified at the time, while the other two were proposed by James Madison but not ratifiedied in In 1992, the Congressional Compensation Amendment was ratified as the 27th amendment to the Constitution.James Madison Quotes
September 25th, 1690 (September 25 1690)Event"Publick Occurrences Both Foreign and Domestick", the first newspaper to appear in the Americas, is published for the first and only time.
September 25th, 1555 (September 25 1555)EventThe Peace of Augsburg is signed in Augsburg by Charles V and the princes of the Schmalkaldic League.
September 25th, 1513 (September 25 1513)EventSpanish explorer Vasco Nunez de Balboa reached what would be known as the Pacific Ocean.
September 25th, 1396 (September 25 1396)EventOttoman Emperor Bayezid I defeats a Christian army at the Battle of Nicopolis.
September 25th, 1066 (September 25 1066)EventThe Battle of Stamford Bridge marks the end of the Anglo-Saxon era.
September 25th, 0303 (September 25 0303)EventOn a voyage preaching the gospel, Saint Fermin of Pamplona is beheaded in Amiens, France.

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