On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • More than 100 workers are exposed to radiation during repairs of a nuclear power plant in Tsuruga, Japan
  • Seattle Mariners MLB manager Maury Wills is suspended for 2 games after ordering Kingdome grounds crew to enlarge batter's boxes by one foot

Famous Birthdays

  • Anja Pärson, Swedish alpine skier, born in Umeå, Sweden
  • Dwone Hicks, American NFL running back, born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • Felipe Massa, Brazilian Formula One racing driver (11 wins), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • John McFall, British Paralympic sprinter, born in Frimley, Surrey, England

Famous Weddings

  • Maureen Reagan (40) marries 3rd husband, Dennis Revell (28)