On This Day: What happened on 25 June?

Here’s a look at what happened on this day, 25 June, throughout history. We remember the news, events, and people that influenced the course of history forever.


2017 | The World Health Organization estimated that Yemen has more than 200 000 cases of cholera.

1998 | In Clinton v. New York City, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the Item Line Act of 1996 was unconstitutional.

1996 | The Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia killed 19 U.S. servicemen.

1993 | Kim Campbell was sworn in as the first female Prime Minister of Canada.

1991 | Slovenia and Croatia declared their independence by referendum from Yugoslavia.

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1973 | Czech ice hockey player, Milan Hnilička.

1960 | English-Scottish journalist and author, Alastair Bruce of Crionaich.

1928 | Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter, Michel Brault died in 2013.

1968 | Zimbabwean-South African rugby player, Adrian Garvey.

1969 | American actor and singer, Hunter Foster.


2011 | English composer and conductor,  Goff Richards, 67.

2005 | Turkish singer-songwriter and activist, Kâzım Koyuncu, 34.

2014 | Ukrainian agronomist and politician, Ivan Plyushch, 73.

1916 | American painter, photographer, and sculptor, Thomas Eakins, 72.

1960 | American baseball player and manager, Tommy Corcoran, 91.


1978 | On this day,  Argentina defeated Holland 3-1 after extra time to win the World Cup for the first time.


1984 | American singer Prince released his most successful studio album, ”Purple Rain”.

2010 | A teen fantasy-comedy television film directed by Peter DeLuise “16 Wishes” was released on this day in the United States


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