On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1966

Historical Events

  • Syrian military coup under General Hafiz al-Assad

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexis Denisof, American actor
  • Don Anurasiri, cricketer (Sri Lankan slow left-armer)
  • Nancy O'Dell, American reporter and television personality
  • Samantha Phillips, Ft Meade MD, Penthouse Pet
  • Samson Kitur, Kenyan athlete (d. 2003)
  • Stacey Cortez, actress (Sheila Cantillan-General Hospital)
  • Tea Leoni, American actress (Flying Blind, Madam Secretary), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • James D. Norris, American sports businessman (Chicago Black Hawks), dies at 59
1966 Highlights

About February 25, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces