August 25, 2012 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 330 people are killed as a result of conflict in the Syrian civil war
  • 39 people are killed and 80 are injured after a gas leak in North Venezuelan refinery
  • 85,000 people are displaced by severe floods in Myanmar
  • Voyager 1 spacecraft, becomes the 1st spacecraft to enter interstellar space (launched in 1977)

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Neil Armstrong, American astronaut, dies from heart surgery complications at 82

Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon Neil Armstrong
Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon
Neil Armstrong