On this day: April 25

Posted: 6:10 PM EDT Apr 23, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Apr 25, 2016

The guillotine is first used, American and Soviet troops cut Nazi Germany in two, a U.S. Navy submarine completes the first submerged circumnavigation of the globe, and the Hubble Space Telescope is launched, all on this day.

OTD April 25 - Baltimore riots
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2015: Riots break out in Baltimore in the wake of the April 19 death of Freddie Gray from injuries to his neck and spine while in transport in a police vehicle.

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