Historical Events for 25th April 2024

1862 – After the Battle of Forts Jackson and St. Philip, Union forces under Flag Officer David Farragut request the surrender New Orleans, LA, despite being largely defenseless armed mobs reuse
1961 – Unmanned Mercury test explodes on launch pad
1962 – Cleve sends Harry Chiti to Mets for a player to be named later, on June 15 the Mets send Chiti back to Cleveland
1962 – Lion and Tiger Veldt at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is dedicated (Cleveland, Ohio)
1971 – About 200,000 anti-Vietnam War protesters march on Washington, D.C.
1976 – Portugal adopts new constitution
1977 – USSR performs nuclear test at the Semipalatinsk Test Site in northeast Kazakhstan
1988 – American news program “Nightline” goes on location to Jerusalem Israel
1994 – King Azlan Shah of Malaysia resigns
2009 – Elijah Wood is honored with the Midnight Award by the San Francisco International Film Festival

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