What Happened on May 25, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Bobby Unser becomes 1st Indy 500 winner to be disqualified

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Carl Yastrzemski is 4th to get 3,000 hits (Cobb, Musial & Aaron)

MLB Outfielder Carl Yastrzemski
MLB Outfielder
Carl Yastrzemski
  • Daniel Goodwin scales outside of Chicago's Sears Tower in 7 hours
  • Rangers' Bill Stein sets AL record with 7 consecutive pinch hits

Famous Deaths

  • Fredric Warburg, British publisher and author (b. 1898)
  • Rosa Ponselle, US singer (Metropolitan Opera), dies at 84
  • Roy Brown, American boxer/rocker, dies of a heart attack at 55