On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • About 200,000 anti-Vietnam War protesters march on Washington, D.C.
  • The Northern Ireland census is held
  • US canal rights in Nicaragua & rights to Corn Islands expire
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Grigg, CFL receiver (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
  • Brad Clontz, American baseball pitcher (Atlanta Braves), born in Stuart, Virginia
  • Eric England, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Tomoko Kawakami, Japanese voice actress, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Max Drischner, composer, dies at 80