On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Giant Willie Mays 1st major league game (goes 0 for 5)

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Gale, American screenwriter (Back to the Future), born in University City, Missouri
  • Chuck Ruff, American rock drummer (Frankenstein), born in Reno, Nevada (d. 2011)
  • Clifford Archer, American bassist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)

Famous Deaths

  • Paula von Preradović, Croatian-Austrian poet and writer, dies at 63