On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Au Hasard Balthazar", French film directed by Robert Bresson, starring Anne Wiazemsky and François Lafarge, is released
  • Peru & Argentina soccer fans fight in Lima; 248 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Haselman, American MLB catcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Long Branch, New Jersey
  • Dave Hollins, American MLB infielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, wife of Prince Constantijn and sister-in-law of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima, born in Leiden, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Ricardo Castillo, Guatemalan composer, dies at 71