JUNE 25 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1741 ~ MARiA THERESA of AUSTRiA was crowned Queen of Hungary on the 25th day of June in 1741.

1852 ~ ANTONi GAUDí the Spanish architect was born on the 25th day of June in 1852 (d. 1926)

1903 ~ GEORGE ORWELL the British writer was born on the 25th day of June in 1903 (d. 1950)

1923HARRY SEiDLER (AC|OBE) the Australian architect was born in Vienna, Austria on the 25th day of June in 1923 (died 9th March 2006 aged 82). Harry Seidler And Associates ~ Architects & Planners ~ official website: www.seidler.net.au

Harry Seidler website award winning Australian Architects Planners houses buildings designs plans Apartments Housing Offices photos
www.seidler.net.au ~ official website of Harry Seidler & Associates, award winning architects & planners

 

1928PEYO the Belgian illustrator best known for the creation of The SMURFS was born Pierre Culliford on the 25th day of June in 1928 (died in 1992 aged 64).

The Smurfs official website
The Smurfs official website

1944 ~ The KRAZY KAT comic final page was published on the 25th day of June in 1944, exactly 2 months after the author George Herriman died.

1945 ~ CARLY SiMON the American singer and songwriter was born on the 25th day of June in 1945. Carly is best known for writing and performing “You’re So Vain” which was a hit song released in December 1972. Many people still think this song is about them…

1947 ~ The DiARY of a YOUNG GiRL also known as The Diary of Anne Frank was published on the 25th day of June in 1947.

1952 ~ TiM FiNN the New Zealand singer and songwriter was born on the 25th day of June in 1952.

1967 ~ OUR WORLD was the first live, international, satellite television production broadcast on the 25th day of June in 1967.

1978 ~ The RAiNBOW FLAG representing gay pride was flown for the first time in San Francisco for Gay Freedom Day Parade on the 25th day of June in 1978.

1981 ~ MiCROSOFT was restructured to become an incorporated business in its home state of Washington on the 25th day of June in 1952.

1991 ~ CROATiA & SLOVENiA declared their independence from Yugoslavia on the 25th day of June in 1991.

1997 ~ The SOUFRièRE HiLLS volcano in Montserrat erupted and resulted  in the death of 19 people on the 25th day of June in 1997.

2009 ~ FARRAH FAWCETT the American actress died on the 25th day of June in 2009 aged 62 (born 1947)

2009 ~ MiCHAEL JACKSON died on the 25th day of June in 2009 aged 50 (born 1958)

Today in History for June 25th ~ video presented by the Associated Press… 

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