April 25 is the 115th day of the year. There are 250 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Thursday or Friday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Sunday (56).
+ 1792 – Highwayman Nicolas J. Pelletier becomes the first person executed by guillotine.
+ 1901 – New York becomes the first U.S. state to require automobile license plates.
2015 – Riots break out in Baltimore, Maryland following the death of Freddie Gray in police custody.
( Births )
+ 1908 – Edward R. Murrow, American journalist (d. 1965)
+ 1917 – Ella Fitzgerald, American singer (d. 1996)
+ 1932 – Meadowlark Lemon, African-American basketball player and minister (d. 2015)
+ 1940 – Al Pacino, American actor and director
+ 1969 – Joe Buck, American sportscaster
+ 1976 – Tim Duncan, American basketball player