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 - Bobby Pickett
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2007: Singer-songwriter Bobby "Boris" Pickett, famous for co-writing and performing the 1962 hit novelty song "Monster Mash," dies of complications from leukemia at the age of 69 in Los Angeles, California. He's seen here in 2005.

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