Historical Events In May - 25
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1978 On May - 25 "Star Wars" released
1979 American Airlines DC-10 crashes in Chicago killing 275 on May - 25.
1979 On May - 25 israel begins to return Sinai to Egypt
1980 On this day in history "Musical Chairs" closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 15 performances
1981 On this day in history al Unser becomes first Indianapolis 500 winner to be disqualified
1981 Daniel Goodwin, scales outside of Chicago's Sears Tower in 7 hours on May - 25.
1981 Rosa Ponselle, US singer (Metropolitan Opera), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1982 Ferguson Jenkins becomes the 7th pitcher to strike out 3,000 batters on May - 25.
1982 On this day in history iranian troops reconquer Khorramshar
1982 STS-4 vehicle moves to launch pad on May - 25.
1982 On May - 25 larry J Blake, actor (Earth vs the Flying Saucers), dies at 68
1983 "Return of the Jedi" (Star Wars 3) released on May - 25.
1983 Fire in Nassermeer Egypt kills 357 on this day in history.
1983 First National Missing Children's Day is proclaimed on May - 25.
1983 France performs nuclear test on May - 25.
1983 Sydney Box, academy award producer, dies at 76 on May - 25.
1984 Piet Ketting, Dutch pianist/conductor/composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1985 Cyclone ravages Bangladesh; 11,000 killed on May - 25.
1985 Harold Hecht, choreographer, dies at 77 of cancer on this day in history.
1986 95-year-old woman scores a hole-in-one in Florida on May - 25.
1986 On this day in history ferry boat Shamia sinks on Maghna River Bangladesh, 600 killed
1986 Hands Across America - 7 million people hold hands from California to New York on this day in history.
1986 On May - 25 kansas City Royal George Brett gets his 2,000th hit
1986 Virgilio Barco elected President of Colombia on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history chester Bowles, US senator/ambassador, dies at 85
1988 On May - 25 pSV wins Europe Cup
1989 On May - 25 eastern Airlines graduates its first class of non-union pilots
1989 Mikhail Gorbachev elected Executive President in the Soviet Union on May - 25.
1989 Weird Al Yankovic records "She Drives Like Crazy" on May - 25.
1990 Vic Tayback, actor (Mel-Alice), dies of a heart attack at 60 on this day in history.
1991 "People Are Still Having Sex" by LaTour hits #35 on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history israel evacuates 14,000 Ethiopian Jews
1991 Dorothy Davis Bostwick, entertainer, dies on this day in history.
1992 Jay Leno becomes permanent host of "The Tonight Show" on this day in history.