June 25 events in history

524 The Franks are defeated by the Burgundians in the Battle of Vézeronce
841 In the Battle of Fontenay-en-Puisaye, forces led by Charles the Bald and Louis the German defeat the armies of Lothair I of Italy and Pepin II of Aquitaine
1530 At the Diet of Augsburg the Augsburg Confession is presented to the Holy Roman Emperor by the Lutheran princes and Electors of Germany
1658 Spanish forces fail to retake Jamaica at the Battle of Rio Nuevo during the Anglo-Spanish War
1678 Venetian Elena Cornaro Piscopia is the first woman awarded a doctorate of philosophy when she graduates from the University of Padua
1741 Maria Theresa of Austria is crowned Queen of Hungary
1786 Gavriil Pribylov discovers St. George Island of the Pribilof Islands in the Bering Sea
1788 Virginia becomes the 10th state to ratify the United States Constitution
1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn and the death of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer
1900 The Taoist monk Wang Yuanlu discovers the Dunhuang manuscripts, a cache of ancient texts that are of great historical and religious significance, in the Mogao Caves of Dunhuang, China
1906 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania millionaire Harry Thaw shoots and kills prominent architect Stanford White
1910 The United States Congress passes the Mann Act, which prohibits interstate transport of females for “immoral purposes”; the ambiguous language would be used to selectively prosecute people for years to come
1910 Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Firebird is premiered in Paris, bringing him to prominence as a composer
1913 American Civil War veterans begin arriving at the Great Reunion of 1913
1923 Capt. Lowell H. Smith and Lt. John P. Richter perform the first ever aerial refueling in a DH-4B biplane
1935 Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Colombia are established
1938 Dr. Douglas Hyde is inaugurated as the first President of Ireland
1940 World War II: France officially surrenders to Germany at 01:35
1943 The Holocaust: Jews in the Częstochowa Ghetto in Poland stage an uprising against the Nazis
1944 World War II: The Battle of Tali-Ihantala, the largest battle ever fought in the Nordic Countries, begins
1944 World War II: United States Navy and Royal Navy ships bombard Cherbourg to support United States Army units engaged in the Battle of Cherbourg
1944 The final page of the comic Krazy Kat was published, exactly two months after its author George Herriman died
1947 The Diary of a Young Girl (better known as The Diary of Anne Frank) is published
1948 The Berlin airlift begins
1949 Long-Haired Hare, starring Bugs Bunny, is released in theaters
1950 The Korean War begins with the invasion of South Korea by North Korea
1960 Two cryptographers working for the United States National Security Agency left for vacation to Mexico, and from there defected to the Soviet Union
1967 Broadcasting of the first live global satellite television program: Our World
1975 Mozambique achieves independence
1975 Prime Minister Indira Gandhi has a state of internal Emergency declared in India
1976 Missouri Governor Kit Bond issues an executive order rescinding the Extermination Order, formally apologizing on behalf of the state of Missouri for the suffering it had caused to the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
1978 The rainbow flag representing gay pride is flown for the first time in the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade
1981 Microsoft is restructured to become an incorporated business in its home state of Washington
1982 Greece abolishes the head shaving of recruits in the military
1991 Croatia and Slovenia declare their independence from Yugoslavia
1993 Kim Campbell is sworn in as the first female Prime Minister of Canada
1993 Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action is adopted by World Conference on Human Rights
1997 An unmanned Progress spacecraft collides with the Russian space station Mir
1998 In Clinton v. City of New York, the United States Supreme Court decides that the Line Item Veto Act of 1996 is unconstitutional
2013 Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani becomes the 8th Emir of Qatar