On this day: April 25

Published On: Apr 23 2013 05:10:32 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 25 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The guillotine is first used, American and Soviet troops cut Nazi Germany in two, a U.S. Navy submarine completes the first submerged circumnavigation of the globe, and the Hubble Space Telescope is launched, all on this day.

OTD April 25 - Carol Reed
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1976: Carol Reed, the English film director best known for the movies "Oliver!," "Odd Man Out," "The Fallen Idol" and "The Third Man," dies of a heart attack at age 69 in Chelsea, London, England. Reed won an Academy Award for Best Director for "Oliver!" and was also nominated for "The Fallen Idol" and "The Third Man."

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