KUWAIT, Feb 25
1950 -- Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah takes helm of power after demise of Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
1951 -- Kuwaiti Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah decorated with a high esteem award by Britain on the occasion of assuming the post.
1978 -- The National Anthem was broadcast for the first.
1980 -- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) begins broadcasting the English news service.
2010 -- Runner Mohammad Al-Azmi wins the gold medal in the 800m competition in the Asian tournament, held in Tehran.
2017 -- Atef Al-Dosari wins the gold medal, breaking the record of 10m shooting competition in the world para championship, hosted by the UAE.
2018 -- Modhi Sultan Al-Issa, called the mother of citizens of special needs, passes away at 100 years old. (end) hb