6 Things That Happened On – July 25th

Events, History, On This Day

1603 – James VI of Scotland is crowned King of England (James I of England), bringing the Kingdom of England and Kingdom of Scotland into personal union. Political union would occur in 1707

1788 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart completes his Symphony No. 40 in G minor 

1909 – Louis Blériot makes the first flight across the English Channel in a heavier-than-air machine from (Calais to Dover, England, United Kingdom) in 37 minutes

1946  – Operation Crossroads: An atomic bomb is detonated underwater in the lagoon of Bikini Atoll.

1976 – Viking program: Viking 1 takes the famous Face on Mars photo

.2007 – Pratibha Patil is sworn in as India‘s first female president.

 

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