Browsing: April 25

A Brief History This article presents a chronological list of notable events that happened on April 25th.  For each date below, please click on the date to be taken to an article covering that date’s event. Digging Deeper On April 25, 404 B.C., during the Peloponnesian War (431-404 B.C.), Lysander’s Spartan armies defeated the Athenians and the war finally ended. On April 25, 799, Pope Leo III was leading a procession honoring St. Mark in Rome, chanting prayers and responses with the crowd, a practice called the Greater Litanies. On April 25, 1644, the last of the Ming Dynasty Emperors,…

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A Brief History Coming-of-age period comedy drama fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at 7:00PM at Cinemark Valley View, 6001 Canal Rd, Valley View, OH 44125!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to https://lionsgatescreenings.com/MARGHH425.  Passes are first-come, first-serve.  The theater is overbooked slightly to ensure a full audience.  Therefore, seating is not guaranteed.  So, please arrive early!  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper For over fifty years, Judy Blume’s classic Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. has…

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A Brief History Science fiction action thriller fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Citadel on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at 7:30PM at Cinemark At Valley View and XD, 6001 Canal Rd., Valley View, OH 44125!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to https://amazonscreenings.com/CITADELHH25.  Passes are first-come, first-serve.  The theater is overbooked slightly to ensure a full audience.  Therefore, seating is not guaranteed.  So, please arrive early!  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper In Citadel, eight years ago, Citadel fell. The independent global spy agency—tasked to…

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A Brief History On April 25, 2019, NBA (National Basketball Association) Hall of Famer, John Havlicek, died in Jupiter, Florida at the age of 79.  Born in 1940, Havlicek was already 6 years old when the NBA was born.  We use this occasion of the passing of an NBA (and Ohio State University) legend to talk about the evolution of the NBA. Digging Deeper In June of 1946, the Basketball Association of America was formed as a major league of professional basketball in the United States and Canada.  The BAA  started out as a competitor of the already established (1937)…

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A Brief History On April 25, 2019, the national basketball league and basketball fans everywhere, especially in Boston, were saddened by the death of legendary Boston Celtic John Havlicek.  An inducted member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Havlicek played on 8 NBA Championship Boston Celtics teams, one of 4 NBA players that played on that many Championship teams, along with the 2 players that played on even more top teams.  Guess who is not on the list?  Michael Jordan!  While His Airness was certainly one of the greatest players of all time, worthy of consideration as the…

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