Mahatma Gandhi in Ahmadabad
Mahatma Gandhi in Ahmadabad

This Day in History on 25th May

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam. 

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 25th May. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

  • Liberation Day (Lebanon)
  • National Missing Children’s Day

Important Events:

Sabarmati Ashram
Sabarmati Ashram

1606: Guru Arjun Dev, the spiritual leader of Sikhs and Hindus, was massacred at the instruction of Emperor Jahangir.
1611: Emperor Jahangir married Meherunnisa, widow of Sher Afghan. She received the title Noor Jahan.
1915: Mahatma Gandhi established Sabarmati Ashram near Ahmedabad.
1933: All young Hindus aged between 12 and 25 years were forced to carry identity cards to prevent the spread of terrorism.
1996: Maharashtra govt. announces the decision to revive Sri Krishna Commission set up to probe the 1993 Mumbai riots.

Birthday / Anniversary:

Woorkeri Venkar Raman

1886: Rash Behari Basu, great revolutionary, freedom fighter, social reformer, and leader, was born at Palara Bighati village, West Bengal.
1899: Nazrul Islam, revolutionary and B

Rusi Framroz Surti, cricketer
Rusi Framroz Surti, cricketer

ali poet, was born in Churulia village of Burdwan district.
1936: Rusi Framroz Surti, cricketer (Indian slow lefty, hat-trick for Qld 1969), was born in Surat, Gujarat.
1961: Woorkeri Venkar Raman, left-hand batsman and slow-spin bowler, was born in Madras.
1458: Mahmud Begada, Indian sultan (d. 1511)
1954: Murali, Indian actor, producer, and politician (d. 2009)
1972: Karan Johar, Indian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

Death / Death Anniversary:

Sunil Dutt
Sunil Dutt

1894: Biharilal Chakravorty, Bengali poet, passed away.
1917: Abdul Vavakunju Ummasalumma Khader, freedom fighter, was born in Kerala. He was hanged on September 10, 1943.
1924: Ashutosh Mukerjee, famous educationalist, passed away in Dumraon at Bihar .
1937: Munshi Ajmeri passed away.
1954: Maharshee Rajratna ‘Manikrao’ (Gajanan Yashwant Manik), physical expert, passed away.
2005: Sunil Dutt, Indian actor, director, producer, and politician (b. 1929)
2005: Ismail Merchant, Indian-born film producer, and director (b. 1936)
2013: Mahendra Karma, Indian politician (b. 1950)
2013: Nand Kumar Patel, Indian politician (b. 1953)

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