BONSERNEWS.com – What happened on June 25? Here are seven important events that occurred on June 25 that were recorded that later became part of world history:
1. June 25, 1876
The Battle of the Little Bighorn was fought between the Lakota, Cheyenne, and Arapaho Indians and United States troops in the Dakota Territory. This battle is known as “Custer’s Last Stand” because General George Armstrong Custer and his troops were killed in the battle.
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2. June 25, 1950
The Korean War started when North Korean troops attacked South Korea. This attack precipitated an invasion by United Nations troops led by the United States to support South Korea in the war that lasted until 1953.
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3. June 25, 1975
Mozambique became independent from Portugal after a long struggle and guerrilla war. Mozambique then became an independent country and assumed self-government after centuries of colonization by Portugal.
4. June 25, 1991
Slovenia and Croatia declared independence from Yugoslavia, sparking a series of conflicts and wars in the Balkan region known as the Yugoslav Wars.
5. June 25, 2009
Coup in Honduras. The President of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, was overthrown by the military and exiled to Costa Rica. The coup caused international condemnation and resulted in political instability in Honduras.
6. June 25, 2013