World Vitiligo Day is an annual day specially dedicated to people with Vitiligo .
It is conceived by Vitiligo Friends network from USA and Vitiligo Support and Awareness Foundation (VITSAF) from Nigeria.
The day aims to increase awareness about vitiligo an raise funds needed for research and education.
It is celebrated every year on 25 June.
25 June 1983, India win the 1983 Cricket World Cup for the first time at Lord‘s Cricket Ground, London defeating the West Indies.
1983 Cricket World Cup :
The 1983 Cricket World Cup (officially the Prudential World Cup) was the 3rd edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup tournament.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor.
Called the King of Pop , his contributions to music and dance, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.
Lady Baden-Powell : Founder of Scouting and Girl Guides
Olave St Clair Baden-Powell, Baroness Baden-Powell , GBE (22 February 1889 – 25 June 1977) was born Olave St Clair Soames in Chesterfield, England.
After the death of her husband, she was known as Olave, Lady Baden-Powell , or The Dowager Lady Baden-Powell.
Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950) who used the pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic.
His work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and commitment to democratic socialism.
- 1907 Born : J. Hans D. Jensen, German nuclear physicist who was awarded the 1963 Nobel Prize in Physics, sharing it with Maria Goeppert-Mayer.
- 1864 Born : Walther Nernst, German physicist who was awarded the 1920 Nobel Price in Chemistry for his work in thermochemistry.