Events, birthdays and days of death on Saturday, June 25th, 2022

Berlin. The current calendar page for Saturday June 25, 2022: What happened today, who was born, who died? The events at a glance.

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Calendar sheet: Saturday, June 25, 2022

  • 25th calendar week, 176th day of the year, 189 days until the end of the year
  • Star sign Cancer
  • Name day: Eleonore, Prosper, Wilhelm

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History: What happened on June 25th?

2021 – A 24-year-old from Somalia stabs three women in a Würzburg department store. On the run, he is stopped by the police with a shot in the leg. The man was previously under psychiatric treatment.

2020 – Under coach Jürgen Klopp, FC Liverpool becomes English football champions again for the first time in 30 years. The club benefit from a defeat of defending champions Manchester City.

2012 – Cyprus becomes the fifth country to flee under the euro rescue package after Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain. The reason is the crisis surrounding the heavily indebted Greece.

2002 – The last hour has come for the remaining GDR banknotes: the entire stock stored by the former GDR state bank is incinerated in the Buschhaus waste incineration plant near Helmstedt (Lower Saxony).

1997 – When the Soufriere Hills volcano on Montserrat erupts, Plymouth, the capital of the Caribbean island, is destroyed and dozens of residents die. Between 1995 and 1997, the volcano rendered two-thirds of the British Crown Colony uninhabitable.

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1982 – “Shame of Gijón”: The last preliminary round match of the World Cup between Austria and Germany is characterized by listless pushing back and forth of the ball after the 1-0 win for Germany, as the score allows both teams to advance. Algeria is eliminated as a victim of the “non-aggression pact”.

1975 – The former Portuguese colony of Mozambique becomes independent.

1952 – The Nordic Council begins its work. The parliaments of Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and later Finland work together in it, as well as the governments of these states together with the Council of Ministers.

1867 – Lucien B. Smith of Kent (Ohio) receives a patent for barbed wire in the USA.

Celebrity Birthdays: Who Was Born On June 25th?

1957 – Doris König (65), German judge, Vice President of the Federal Constitutional Court since 2020

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1952 – Marieluise Beck (70), German politician, Federal Government Commissioner for the interests of foreigners 1998-2002, spokeswoman for the Greens in the Bundestag 1983-1984

1937 – Sheikh Sabah (85), Emir of Kuwait since 2020

1932 – Peter Blake (90), British pop artist, best known as a collage artist and creator of record sleeves for The Beatles (“Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”)

1852 – Antoni Gaudí, Spanish architect (Sagrada Família Cathedral in Barcelona), died 1926

Celebrity Death Days: Who Died on June 25th?

1997 – Jacques-Yves Cousteau, French marine explorer, author and documentary filmmaker, three-time Academy Award winner, born 1910

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1822 – ETA Hoffmann, German writer (novel “Lebenssichten des Katers Murr”) and composer (opera “Undine”), born 1776

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