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|September 25th, 2005||Event||E1 Train Disaster|
|September 25th, 2003||Event||A magnitude-8.0 earthquake strikes just offshore of Hokkaido, Japan.|
|September 25th, 2002||Event||The Vitim event, a possible bolide impact in Siberia, Russia.|
|September 25th, 1997||Event||Wing Commander Andy Green, OBE (RAF) establishes the world Land Speed Record at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah in the ThrustSSC jet-powered car, and becomes the first man to break the speed of sound on land.|
|September 25th, 1996||Event||The last of the Magdalen Asylums closes in Ireland.|
|September 25th, 1983||Event||Maze Prison escape. 38 republican prisoners, armed with 6 handguns, hijacked a prison meals lorry and smashed their way out of HMP Maze. The largest prison escape since WWII and in British history.|
|September 25th, 1981||Event||Sandra Day O Connor was the 102nd Justice sworn in as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, the first woman to hold the office.|
|September 25th, 1980||Event||The first congress of the Democratic Youth Organization of Afghanistan held in Kabul.|
|September 25th, 1978||Event||PSA Flight 182, a Boeing 727-214, collides in mid-air with a Cessna 172 and crashes in San Diego, California, resulting in the deaths of 144 people.|
|September 25th, 1972||Event||In the Norwegian EC referendum, 1972, the people of Norway reject membership.|
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