On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1961

Historical Events

  • Brazilian president Janio Quadros, resigns

Famous Birthdays

Billy Ray Cyrus

Billy Ray Cyrus, American country singer (Achy Breaky Heart), born in Flatwoods, Kentucky

  • Joanne Whalley, actress (Scandal), born in Manchester, England
1961 Highlights

About August 25, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo