HISTORY
25 May 2021: This day in history

1720: The Ship “Le Grand St Antoine” reaches Marseille, bringing Europe’s last major plague outbreak. Kills around 100,000

1810: In the May Revolution, citizens of Buenos Aires expel the Spanish Viceroy Cisneros during Semana de Mayo

1914: British House of Commons passes the Irish Home Rule Bill

1961: JFK announces US goal of putting a man on the Moon before the end of decade

2020: Video of African American George Floyd’s arrest and murder while restrained in Minneapolis police custody shows he was pinned to the ground by police officer Derek Chauvin’s knee for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, ignites widespread condemnation and nationwide protests

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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