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April 25 is the 115th day of the year (116th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 250 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1902Werner Heyde, German psychiatrist and academic (d. 1964)
  • 1902 – Mary Miles Minter, American actress (d. 1984)
  • 1903Andrey Kolmogorov, Russian mathematician and academic (d. 1987)
  • 1905George Nēpia, New Zealand rugby player and referee (d. 1986)
  • 1906William J. Brennan Jr., American colonel and Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court (d. 1997)
  • 1908Edward R. Murrow, American journalist (d. 1965)
  • 1909William Pereira, American architect, designed the Transamerica Pyramid (d. 1985)
  • 1910Arapeta Awatere, New Zealand interpreter, military leader, politician, and murderer (d. 1976)
  • 1911Connie Marrero, Cuban baseball player and coach (d. 2014)
  • 1912Earl Bostic, African-American saxophonist (d. 1965)
  • 1913Nikolaos Roussen, Greek captain (d. 1944)
  • 1914Ross Lockridge Jr., American author and academic (d. 1948)
  • 1915Mort Weisinger, American journalist and author (d. 1978)
  • 1916Jerry Barber, American golfer (d. 1994)
  • 1917Ella Fitzgerald, American singer (d. 1996)[6]
  • 1917 – Jean Lucas, French racing driver (d. 2003)
  • 1918Graham Payn, South African-born English actor and singer (d. 2005)
  • 1918 – Gérard de Vaucouleurs, French-American astronomer and academic (d. 1995)
  • 1918 – Astrid Varnay, Swedish-American soprano and actress (d. 2006)
  • 1919Finn Helgesen, Norwegian speed skater (d. 2011)
  • 1921Karel Appel, Dutch painter and sculptor (d. 2006)
  • 1923Francis Graham-Smith, English astronomer and academic
  • 1923 – Melissa Hayden, Canadian ballerina (d. 2006)
  • 1923 – Albert King, African-American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 1992)
  • 1924Ingemar Johansson, Swedish race walker (d. 2009)
  • 1924 – Franco Mannino, Italian pianist, composer, director, and playwright (d. 2005)
  • 1924 – Paulo Vanzolini, Brazilian singer-songwriter and zoologist (d. 2013)
  • 1925Tony Christopher, Baron Christopher, English trade union leader and businessman
  • 1925 – Sammy Drechsel, German comedian and journalist (d. 1986)
  • 1925 – Louis O'Neil, Canadian academic and politician (d. 2018)
  • 1926Johnny Craig, American author and illustrator (d. 2001)
  • 1926 – Gertrude Fröhlich-Sandner, Austrian politician (d. 2008)
  • 1926 – Patricia Castell, Argentine actress (d. 2013)
  • 1927Corín Tellado, Spanish author (d. 2009)
  • 1927 – Albert Uderzo, French author and illustrator (d. 2020)
  • 1928Cy Twombly, American-Italian painter and sculptor (d. 2011)
  • 1929Yvette Williams, New Zealand long jumper, shot putter, and discus thrower (d. 2019)
  • 1930Paul Mazursky, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2014)
  • 1930 – Godfrey Milton-Thompson, English admiral and surgeon (d. 2012)
  • 1930 – Peter Schulz, German lawyer and politician, Mayor of Hamburg (d. 2013)
  • 1931Felix Berezin, Russian mathematician and physicist (d. 1980)
  • 1931 – David Shepherd, English painter and author (d. 2017)
  • 1932Nikolai Kardashev, Russian astrophysicist (d. 2019)
  • 1932 – Meadowlark Lemon, African-American basketball player and minister (d. 2015)
  • 1932 – Lia Manoliu, Romanian discus thrower and politician (d. 1998)
  • 1933Jerry Leiber, American songwriter and producer (d. 2011)
  • 1933 – Joyce Ricketts, American baseball player (d. 1992)
  • 1934Peter McParland, Northern Irish footballer and manager
  • 1935Bob Gutowski, American pole vaulter (d. 1960)
  • 1935 – Reinier Kreijermaat, Dutch footballer (d. 2018)
  • 1936Henck Arron, Surinamese banker and politician, 1st Prime Minister of the Republic of Suriname (d. 2000)
  • 1938Roger Boisjoly, American aerodynamicist and engineer (d. 2012)
  • 1938 – Ton Schulten, Dutch painter and graphic designer
  • 1939Tarcisio Burgnich, Italian footballer and manager (d. 2021)
  • 1939 – Michael Llewellyn-Smith, English academic and diplomat
  • 1939 – Robert Skidelsky, Baron Skidelsky, English historian and academic
  • 1939 – Veronica Sutherland, English academic and British diplomat
  • 1940Al Pacino, American actor and director
  • 1941Bertrand Tavernier, French actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2021)
  • 1942Jon Kyl, American lawyer and politician
  • 1943Tony Christie, English singer-songwriter and actor
  • 1944Len Goodman, English dancer
  • 1944 – Mike Kogel, German singer-songwriter
  • 1944 – Stephen Nickell, English economist and academic
  • 1944 – Bruce Ponder, English geneticist and cancer researcher
  • 1945Stu Cook, American bass player, songwriter, and producer
  • 1945 – Richard C. Hoagland, American theorist and author
  • 1945 – Björn Ulvaeus, Swedish singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1946Talia Shire, American actress
  • 1946 – Peter Sutherland, Irish lawyer and politician, Attorney General of Ireland (d. 2018)
  • 1946 – Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Russian colonel, lawyer, and politician
  • 1947Johan Cruyff, Dutch footballer and manager (d. 2016)
  • 1947 – Jeffrey DeMunn, American actor
  • 1947 – Cathy Smith, Canadian singer and drug dealer (d. 2020)[7]
  • 1948Mike Selvey, English cricketer and sportscaster
  • 1948 – Yu Shyi-kun, Taiwanese politician, 39th Premier of the Republic of China
  • 1949Vicente Pernía, Argentinian footballer and race car driver
  • 1949 – Dominique Strauss-Kahn, French economist, lawyer, and politician, French Minister of Finance
  • 1949 – James Fenton, English poet, journalist and literary critic
  • 1950Donnell Deeny, Northern Irish lawyer and judge
  • 1950 – Steve Ferrone, English drummer
  • 1950 – Peter Hintze, German politician (d. 2016)
  • 1950 – Valentyna Kozyr, Ukrainian high jumper
  • 1951Ian McCartney, Scottish politician, Minister of State for Trade
  • 1952Ketil Bjørnstad, Norwegian pianist and composer
  • 1952 – Vladislav Tretiak, Russian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1952 – Jacques Santini, French footballer and coach
  • 1953Ron Clements, American animator, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1953 – Gary Cosier, Australian cricketer
  • 1953 – Anthony Venables, English economist, author, and academic
  • 1954Melvin Burgess, English author
  • 1954 – Randy Cross, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1954 – Róisín Shortall, Irish educator and politician
  • 1955Américo Gallego, Argentinian footballer and coach
  • 1955 – Parviz Parastui, Iranian actor and singer
  • 1955 – Zev Siegl, American businessman, co-founded Starbucks
  • 1956Dominique Blanc, French actress, director, and screenwriter
  • 1956 – Abdalla Uba Adamu, Nigerian professor, media scholar
  • 1957Theo de Rooij, Dutch cyclist and manager
  • 1958Fish, Scottish singer-songwriter
  • 1958 – Misha Glenny, British journalist
  • 1959Paul Madden, English diplomat, British High Commissioner to Australia
  • 1959 – Daniel Kash, Canadian actor and director
  • 1959 – Tony Phillips, American baseball player (d. 2016)
  • 1960Paul Baloff, American singer (d. 2002)
  • 1960 – Robert Peston, English journalist
  • 1961Dinesh D'Souza, Indian-American journalist and author
  • 1961 – Miran Tepeš, Slovenian ski jumper
  • 1962Foeke Booy, Dutch footballer and manager
  • 1963Joy Covey, American businesswoman (d. 2013)
  • 1963 – Dave Martin, English footballer
  • 1963 – David Moyes, Scottish footballer and manager
  • 1963 – Bernd Müller, German footballer and manager
  • 1963 – Paul Wassif, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1964Hank Azaria, American actor, voice artist, comedian and producer
  • 1964 – Andy Bell, English singer-songwriter
  • 1965Eric Avery, American bass player and songwriter
  • 1965 – Mark Bryant, American basketball player and coach
  • 1965 – John Henson, American puppeteer and voice actor (d. 2014)
  • 1966Diego Domínguez, Argentinian-Italian rugby player
  • 1966 – Femke Halsema, Dutch sociologist, academic, and politician
  • 1966 – Darren Holmes, American baseball player and coach
  • 1966 – Erik Pappas, American baseball player and coach
  • 1967Angel Martino, American swimmer
  • 1968Vitaliy Kyrylenko, Ukrainian long jumper
  • 1968 – Thomas Strunz, German footballer
  • 1969Joe Buck, American sportscaster
  • 1969 – Martin Koolhoven, Dutch director and screenwriter
  • 1969 – Jon Olsen, American swimmer[8]
  • 1969 – Darren Woodson, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1969 – Renée Zellweger, American actress and producer
  • 1970Jason Lee, American skateboarder, actor, comedian and producer
  • 1971Sara Baras, Spanish dancer
  • 1971 – Brad Clontz, American baseball player
  • 1973Carlota Castrejana, Spanish triple jumper
  • 1973 – Fredrik Larzon, Swedish drummer
  • 1973 – Barbara Rittner, German tennis player
  • 1975Jacque Jones, American baseball player and coach
  • 1976Gilberto da Silva Melo, Brazilian footballer
  • 1976 – Tim Duncan, American basketball player
  • 1976 – Breyton Paulse, South African rugby player
  • 1976 – Rainer Schüttler, German tennis player and coach
  • 1977Constantinos Christoforou, Cypriot singer-songwriter
  • 1977 – Ilias Kotsios, Greek footballer
  • 1977 – Marguerite Moreau, American actress and producer
  • 1977 – Matthew West, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
  • 1978Matt Walker, English swimmer
  • 1980Ben Johnston, Scottish drummer and songwriter
  • 1980 – James Johnston, Scottish bass player and songwriter
  • 1980 – Daniel MacPherson, Australian actor and television host
  • 1980 – Bruce Martin, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1980 – Kazuhito Tadano, Japanese baseball player
  • 1980 – Alejandro Valverde, Spanish cyclist
  • 1981Dwone Hicks, American football player
  • 1981 – Felipe Massa, Brazilian racing driver
  • 1981 – John McFall, English sprinter
  • 1981 – Anja Pärson, Swedish skier[9]
  • 1982Brian Barton, American baseball player
  • 1982 – Monty Panesar, English cricketer
  • 1982 – Marco Russo, Italian footballer
  • 1983Johnathan Thurston, Australian rugby league player
  • 1983 – DeAngelo Williams, American football player
  • 1984Robert Andino, American baseball player
  • 1984 – Isaac Kiprono Songok, Kenyan runner
  • 1985Giedo van der Garde, Dutch racing driver
  • 1986Alexei Emelin, Russian ice hockey player
  • 1986 – Thin Seng Hon, Cambodian Paralympic athlete
  • 1986 – Gwen Jorgensen, American triathlete[10]
  • 1986 – Claudia Rath, German heptathlete
  • 1987Razak Boukari, Togolese footballer
  • 1987 – Jay Park, American-South Korean singer-songwriter and dancer
  • 1987 – Johann Smith, American soccer player
  • 1988James Sheppard, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1989Marie-Michèle Gagnon, Canadian skier[11]
  • 1989 – Michael van Gerwen, Dutch darts player
  • 1989 – Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the 11th Panchen Lama, one of the highest-ranking spiritual leaders in Tibet
  • 1990Jean-Éric Vergne, French racing driver
  • 1990 – Taylor Walker, Australian footballer
  • 1991Alex Shibutani, American ice dancer
  • 1993Alex Bowman, American race car driver
  • 1993 – Daniel Norris, American baseball player
  • 1994Omar McLeod, Jamaican hurdler[12]
  • 1995Lewis Baker, English footballer
  • 1996Mack Horton, Australian swimmer
  • 1997Julius Ertlthaler, Austrian footballer

Deaths

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1906John Knowles Paine, American composer and educator (b. 1839)
  • 1911Emilio Salgari, Italian journalist and author (b. 1862)
  • 1913Joseph-Alfred Archambeault, Canadian bishop (b. 1859)
  • 1915Frederick W. Seward, American journalist, lawyer, and politician, 6th United States Assistant Secretary of State (b. 1830)
  • 1919Augustus D. Juilliard, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1836)
  • 1921Emmeline B. Wells, American journalist and women's rights advocate (b. 1828)
  • 1923Louis-Olivier Taillon, Canadian lawyer and politician, 8th Premier of Quebec (b. 1840)
  • 1928Pyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel, Russian general (b. 1878)
  • 1941Salih Bozok, Turkish commander and politician (b. 1881)
  • 1943Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, Russian director, producer, and playwright (b. 1858)
  • 1944George Herriman, American cartoonist (b. 1880)
  • 1944 – Tony Mullane, Irish-American baseball player (b. 1859)
  • 1944 – William Stephens, American engineer and politician, 24th Governor of California (b. 1859)
  • 1945Huldreich Georg Früh, Swiss composer (b. 1903)
  • 1961Robert Garrett, American discus thrower and shot putter (b. 1875)
  • 1970Anita Louise, American actress (b. 1915)
  • 1972George Sanders, English actor (b. 1906)
  • 1973Olga Grey, Hungarian-American actress (b. 1896)
  • 1974Gustavo R. Vincenti, Maltese architect and developer (b. 1888)[15]
  • 1975Mike Brant, Israeli singer and songwriter (b.1947)
  • 1976Carol Reed, English director and producer (b. 1906)
  • 1976 – Markus Reiner, Israeli engineer and educator (b. 1886)
  • 1982John Cody, American cardinal (b. 1907)
  • 1983William S. Bowdern, American priest and author (b. 1897)
  • 1988Carolyn Franklin, American singer-songwriter (b. 1944)
  • 1988 – Clifford D. Simak, American journalist and author (b. 1904)
  • 1990Dexter Gordon, American saxophonist, composer, and actor (b. 1923)
  • 1992Yutaka Ozaki, Japanese singer-songwriter (b. 1965)[16]
  • 1995Art Fleming, American game show host (b. 1925)
  • 1995 – Ginger Rogers, American actress, singer, and dancer (b. 1911)
  • 1995 – Lev Shankovsky, Ukrainian military historian (b. 1903)
  • 1996Saul Bass, American graphic designer and director (b. 1920)
  • 1998Wright Morris, American author and photographer (b. 1910)
  • 1999Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin, Irish journalist and author (b. 1914)
  • 1999 – Roger Troutman, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1951)
  • 2000Lucien Le Cam, French mathematician and statistician (b. 1924)
  • 2000 – David Merrick, American director and producer (b. 1911)
  • 2001Michele Alboreto, Italian racing driver (b. 1956)
  • 2002Lisa Lopes, American rapper and dancer (b. 1971)
  • 2003Samson Kitur, Kenyan runner (b. 1966)
  • 2004Thom Gunn, English-American poet and academic (b. 1929)
  • 2005Jim Barker, American politician (b. 1935)
  • 2005 – Swami Ranganathananda, Indian monk and educator (b. 1908)
  • 2006Jane Jacobs, American-Canadian journalist, author, and activist (b. 1916)
  • 2006 – Peter Law, Welsh politician and independent member of parliament (b. 1948)[17]
  • 2007Alan Ball Jr., English footballer and manager (b. 1945)
  • 2007 – Arthur Milton, English footballer and cricketer (b. 1928)
  • 2007 – Bobby Pickett, American singer-songwriter (b. 1938)
  • 2008Humphrey Lyttelton, English trumpet player, composer, and radio host (b. 1921)
  • 2009Bea Arthur, American actress and singer (b. 1922)[18]
  • 2010Dorothy Provine, American actress and singer (b. 1935)
  • 2010 – Alan Sillitoe, English novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet (b. 1928)
  • 2011Poly Styrene, British musician (b. 1957)
  • 2012Gerry Bahen, Australian footballer (b. 1929)
  • 2012 – Denny Jones, American rancher and politician (b. 1910)
  • 2012 – Moscelyne Larkin, American ballerina and educator (b. 1925)
  • 2012 – Louis le Brocquy, Irish painter and illustrator (b. 1916)
  • 2013Brian Adam, Scottish biochemist and politician (b. 1948)
  • 2013 – Jacob Avshalomov, American composer and conductor (b. 1919)
  • 2013 – György Berencsi, Hungarian virologist and academic (b. 1941)
  • 2013 – Rick Camp, American baseball player (b. 1953)
  • 2014Dan Heap, Canadian priest and politician (b. 1925)
  • 2014 – William Judson Holloway Jr., American soldier, lawyer, and judge (b. 1923)
  • 2014 – Earl Morrall, American football player and coach (b. 1934)
  • 2014 – Tito Vilanova, Spanish footballer and manager (b. 1968)
  • 2014 – Stefanie Zweig, German journalist and author (b. 1932)
  • 2015Jim Fanning, American-Canadian baseball player and manager (b. 1927)
  • 2015 – Matthias Kuhle, German geographer and academic (b. 1948)
  • 2015 – Don Mankiewicz, American screenwriter and novelist (b. 1922)
  • 2015 – Mike Phillips, American basketball player (b. 1956)
  • 2016Tom Lewis, Australian politician, 33rd Premier of New South Wales (b. 1922)
  • 2018Madeeha Gauhar, Pakistani actress, playwright and director of social theater, and women's rights activist (b. 1956)
  • 2019John Havlicek, American basketball player (b. 1940)[19]

Holidays and observances

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