On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

JFK announces US goal of putting a man on Moon before the end of decade

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,770 m

Famous Birthdays

  • Hiro Saito, Japanese professional wrestler (All-Japan/NJPW/Calgary), born in Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan

Famous Weddings

  • King Hussein of Jordan marries Princess Muna al-Hussein (Antoinette Gardiner).