April 25, 2006
The following historical events took place on April 25th…
- 1990 - Hubble space telescope is placed into orbit by shuttle Discovery.
- 1980 - Announcement of Jimmy Carter hostage rescue bungle in Iran.
- 1974 - The NFL moves goal posts and adopts sudden-death playoff.
- 1971 - About 200,000 anti-Vietnam War protesters march on Washington.
- 1970 - Freda Payne releases “Band of Gold”.
- 1959 - The St. Lawrence Seaway linking the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes, opens to shipping.
- 1684 - A patent is granted for the thimble.