On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1981

Historical Events

  • Jeff Schwartz, sets solo record for trampoline bouncing (266:09)

USAVoyager 2 Spacecraft

Voyager 2's closest approach to Saturn (63,000 miles/100,000 km)

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NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft launched atop its Titan/Centaur-7 launch vehicle
NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft launched atop its Titan/Centaur-7 launch vehicle
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Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Berk, American interior designer and TV personality (Queer Eye), born in Houston, Texas
  • Clare Oliver, Australian cancer activist (d. 2007)
  • Rachel Bilson, American actress
1981 Highlights

About August 25, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo