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 - Meadowlark Lemon
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1932: Meadow "Meadowlark" Lemon III, who played in more than 16,000 games for the Harlem Globetrotters over 22 years and is known as the "Clown Prince" of the touring team, is born in Wilmington, North Carolina. Lemon, who was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2003, is seen here in 1988 before an exhibition game for the San Diego Stars.

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