On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1971

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stevie Wonder releases "Where I'm Coming From"

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder

Famous Birthdays

  • Angela Kinsey, American actress (The Office), born in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Michael Tucker, American baseball outfielder (KC Royals), born in South Boston, Virginia
  • Mike Sutherland, Canadian football offensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Neil Lennon, Northern Irish footballer, born in Lurgan, Northern Ireland
  • Robert Reichel, Czech hockey forward (NY Islanders, Olympic gold 1998), born in Litvínov, Czech Republic
  • Ryan Carey, Canadian CFL safety (Saskatchewan Roughriders), born in Carleton Place, Ontario
  • Santiago de Tezanos, Uruguayan architect, born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Scott Maslen, English actor (EastEnders), born in London
  • Steve Tikolo, Kenyan cricketer (outstanding Kenyan batsman in 1996 World Cup), born in Nairobi, Kenya

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Vildrac, French author, poet and playwright (La Brouille, Michel Auclair, Notes sur la technique poétique), dies at 88
  • John Boyd Orr, Scottish physician, Nobel laureate (b. 1880)
1971 Highlights

About June 25, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer