Ephemeris of April 25

Ephemeris of April 25

1974: Portugal, carnation revolution : a military coup d'etat peacefully overthrows the government of Marcelo Caetano, heir to the dictatorship of Salazar.

1953: An article in the scientific journal Nature describes for the first time the double helix structure of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA).

1915: Allied Franco-British troops land on the peninsula of Gallipoli (Turkey).

1792: The guillotine is inaugurated during the execution in Paris of Nicolas-Jacques Pelletier, a highway robber.

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