Historical Events for 25th July 2019

1792 – The Brunswick Manifesto issued to population of Paris promising vengeance if French Royal Family harmed
1814 – English engineer George Stephenson introduces his first steam locomotive, a travelling engine designed for hauling coal on the Killingworth wagonway named Blücher
1901 – Emily Hobhouse addresses public meetings in Britain on the concentration camps during the South African War
1902 – James J. Jeffries KOs Bob Fitzsimmons in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
1913 – A meeting in Johannesburg, called by the South African Native National Congress, now African National Congress, is attended by a large number of people from South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, and Swaziland
1964 – Race riot in Rochester, NY
1980 – Train crash at Winsum, 9 die
1981 – Anti-apartheid protesters in Hamilton, New Zealand, force the cancellation of a rugby test between New Zealand’s All Blacks and South Africa’s Springboks by invading the pitch during the game
1990 – Roseanne Barr sings the National Anthem at Cincinnati Reds-San Diego Padres game
2000 – Air France Flight 4590, a Concorde supersonic passenger jet, F-BTSC, crashes just after takeoff from Paris killing all 109 aboard and 4 on the ground.

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