What Happened on July 25, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Brian Jones final perfomance as a Rolling Stone

Music releaseMusic Recording

Eric Clapton records guitar tracks for George Harrison's "While My Guitar..."

Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Eric Clapton
Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Eric Clapton
Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mao Zedong swims the Yangtze River

Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party Mao Zedong
Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party
Mao Zedong
  • Supremes release "You Can't Hurry Love"
  • Yankee manager Casey Stengel elected to Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • Christine C. Quinn, American politician
  • Elke Jeinsen, Hanover Germany, playmate (May, 1993)
  • Lynda Lemay, French Canadian singer
  • Maureen Herman, American bassist

Famous Deaths

  • Frank O'Hara, American writer and poet, dies after being hit by a car at 40
  • Montgomery Clift, movie actor (From Here to Eternity), dies