Today in History

Events on Jul 25

1997
First Indian Untouchable President
K.R. Narayanan becomes India's president, the first member of an ''untouchable'' Dalits caste to do so.

1984
First Woman to Walk in Space
Soviet cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes the first woman to walk in space when she performs more than three hours of experiments outside the orbiting space station Salyut 7.

1978
First Test-tube Baby Born
In England, the first ever test-tube baby is born.

1946
First Underwater Atomic Testing
The United States detonates an atomic bomb at the Bikini Atoll in the Pacific in the first underwater test of the device.

1636
Dutch Invaders Burn Cagsawa church
The church of Cagsaua, in Albay, is burned by Dutch invaders.