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Monday, April 25, 2005

On this Day

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Monday, April 25th
The 115th day of 2005
There are 250 days left in the year

Today's Highlights in History

On April 25, 1945, during World War II, United States and Soviet forces linked up on the Elbe River, in central Europe, a meeting that dramatized the collapse of Nazi Germany.

On April 25, 1908, Edward R. Murrow, the influential American radio and television broadcaster during the industry's early years, was born. Following his death on April 27, 1965, his obituary appeared in The Times. (
Go to obit)

On April 25, 1868, Harper's Weekly featured a cartoon about the final American tour of Charles Dickens.
(See the cartoon and read an explanation.)

Reference: The New York Times

Signing Off. Until next time, I'll see ya on the Blog! drh.