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 - Spanish-American War
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1898: The United States declares war on Spain, officially starting the Spanish-American War. Pictured is the transport ship Seneca, used by the United States to move troops to Puerto Rico and Cuba in the war.

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