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Calendar for April 25th, 2013

1900s

  • 1901: New York became first state to require auto license plates

  • 1910s

  • Born 1918: Ella Fitzgerald (singer)

  • 1920s

  • Born 1923: Melissa Hayden (ballerina)

  • 1940s

  • Born 1940: Al Pacino (actor)

  • 1944: United Negro College Fund was incorporated

  • Born 1946: Talia Shire (actress)

  • 1950s

  • 1950: The board game Scrabble trademark was registered

  • 1959: St. Lawrence Seaway completed. (It was dedicated on June 26.)

  • 1960s

  • Born 1964: Hank Azaria (actor)

  • Born 1969: Renee Zellweger (actress)

  • 1970s

  • Born 1970: Jason Lee (actor)

  • 1990s

  • Died 1995: Ginger Rogers (dancer & actress)

  • 2000s

  • Died 2002: Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes (rap artist)

  • 2003: “Purple People Bridge” reopened, Cincinnati

  • Died 2007: Bobby "Boris" Pickett (singer best known for the Billboard hit Monster Mash)

  • Died 2009: Bea Arthur (actress)

  • 2010s

  • 2013: Partial eclipse of the Moon.

  • 2015: A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal killing more than 8,000 people


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