Historical Events for 25th May 2023

1571 – Pope Pius V forms The Holy League to fight the Ottomans with other Catholic maritime states including Spain, Venice, Naples and Sicily
1868 – Australian Aboriginal Cricket tour of England begins v Surrey Gentlemen
1943 – Agnes Moorehead appears in “Sorry, Wrong Number” on the radio program “Suspense”, her most successful appearance
1965 – Dave Davies of The Kinks knocked unconscious in an on stage scuffle with drummer Mick Avory at Cardiff’s Capital Theatre
1968 – Rolling Stones release song “Jumping Jack Flash”
1968 – Unicorn by The Irish Rovers hits #7
1983 – Fire in Nassermeer, Egypt, kills 357
2011 – Oprah Winfrey airs her last show, ending her twenty five year run of The Oprah Winfrey Show
2019 – First ever albino panda footage in the wild released (taken in April) from China’s Wolong National Nature Reserve
2021 – Coup in Mali as military Colonel Assimi Goïta ousts country’s civilian President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane arresting and detaining them

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