September 25: Fun Facts about Today in History

Today in History


(September 25, 1711)
Emperor Qianlong was born, and during the Qing (Manchu) dynasty, his six-decade rule (1735–96) was one of the longest in Chinese history. photo source:


(September 25, 1777)
Philadelphia, the country's capital during the American Revolution, was seized by British forces. photo source:

Happy Birthday! (September 25, 1897)
William Faulkner, American novelist and short story writer, Nobel Prize laureate. photo source:

(September 25, 2011)
Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan environmentalist and politician who was the first Black African woman to earn a Nobel Prize, passed away at the age of 71. photo source:

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