What Happened on February 25, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Oh! Calcutta!" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 1,316 performances
  • Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark holds a meeting with Catholic Cardinal of Ireland William Conway, the first such meeting between men holding these offices since 1921
  • P Zindel's "And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Hermann, US 50K walker (Olympics-96)
  • Byron Dafoe, Sussex England, NHL goalie (LA Kings)
  • Dave Harris, American disc jockey
  • David Fox, US, 50m freestyle (Olympics-6th-96)
  • Helen Dobson, Skegness England, golfer (1993 State Farm Rail Classic)
  • Jennifer LaVoie, Nashua NH, playmate (Aug, 1993)
  • Nova Peris, Darwin Australia, field hockey left halfback (Olympics-96)
  • Sean Astin, actor (Goonies, Toy Soldiers), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Theodor Svedberg, Swedish chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1884)