On this day: April 25

Published On: Apr 23 2013 05:10:32 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 25 2014 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 - George Sanders
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1972: English actor George Sanders, best known as Addison DeWitt in "All About Eve," Jack Favell in "Rebecca," and the voice of the villainous tiger Shere Khan in the 1967 Disney animated film "The Jungle Book," commits suicide at the age of 65 near Barcelona, Spain. Sanders, who won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for "All About Eve," also appeared in movies such as "The Picture of Dorian Gray," "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir" (pictured) and "Ivanhoe" during his 40-year career and was an accomplished singer and pianist.

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