On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1961

Historical Events

  • Baltimore and California use a record 16 pitchers in a game (8 each) in 14 inns
  • Iraq announces that Kuwait is a part of Iraq (Kuwait disagrees)

Famous Birthdays

Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais, English actor and comedian (The Office), born in Reading, England

  • Timur Bekmambetov, Russian Kazakh director (Night Watch), born in Guryev, Soviet Union

Famous Deaths

  • John Alexander Douglas McCurdy, Canadian aviator, dies at 74
  • Miriam (Ma) Ferguson, US politician, 1st US elected women governor, Governor of Texas (1925-27, 1933-35), dies at 86
1961 Highlights

About June 25, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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