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July 25 in History

Update: July, 25/2012 - 10:43



Napoleon Bonaparte enters Cairo with his French troops.


Benito Mussolini is forced to resign as prime minister of Italy during World War II.


Puerto Rico becomes a self-governing commonwealth of the United States.


Tunisia becomes independent from France with Habib Bourgiba as president.


Death of Vietnamese writer Nguyen Huy Tuong (born 1912). His better known works include Vu Nhu To in 1941; the historical novel Dem Hoi Long Tri (The Festival Night on the Dragon Lake) in 1944; and Anh Luc (The Story of Brother Luc) in 1955, a novel about the agrarian reform. He left an unfinished a novel called Song Mai Voi Thu Do (They Stand with the Capital City) which is about the early days of the nine-year resistance war against French re-occupation in Ha Noi.


The United States, the Soviet Union and Britain conclude treaty prohibiting nuclear testing in atmosphere, space or under water.


Pope Paul VI bans all artificial birth control methods for Roman Catholics.


Dr Christiaan Barnard transplants two lungs and a heart into a man in Cape Town, South Africa, and the operation is described as successful.


The world's first test-tube baby, Louise Brown, is born.


An Air France Concorde traveling to New York crashes into a hotel outside Paris shortly after takeoff, killing 113 people. — ap/reuters

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