On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1950

Historical Events

  • 104th Grand National: Jimmy Power wins aboard 10/1 Irish co-favourite Freebooter; estimated 500,00 in attendance including Royal Family
  • Wales outclasses France, 21-0 at the National Stadium, Cardiff to clinch the Five Nations Rugby Championship, Grand Slam and Triple Crown

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Greenberg, American jazz and new age saxophonist, composer, and producer (Shadowfax), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1995)
  • Robert O'Reilly, American stage and screen actor (Star Trek - "Klingon Chancellor Gowron"), born in New York City
  • Ronald "Ronnie" McDowell, American country singer ("The King Is Gone"), born in Portland, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Buck, American actor (Africa Screams, Tiger Queen, Tiger Fangs), dies at 62
1950 Highlights

About March 25, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries