25 February It Happened Today


1570  Queen Elizabeth I of England is excommunicated by Pope Pius V.

1873  Birth of Italian tenor Enrico Caruso.

1914  Death of English artist Sir John Tenniel, best known for his illustrations in the book Alice in Wonderland.

1943  Birth of former Beatle George Harrison.

1983  Death of American novelist Tennessee Williams.

2001  Death of Australian cricketer Sir Donald Bradman.


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