On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Anti-apartheid protesters in Hamilton, New Zealand, force the cancellation of a rugby test between New Zealand's All Blacks and South Africa‚Äôs Springboks by invading the pitch during the game
  • Voyager 2 encounters Saturn

Famous Birthdays

  • Conor Casey, American soccer player (Colorado Rapids), born in Dover, New Hampshire
  • Jani Rita, Finnish ice hockey player, born in Helsinki, Finland

Famous Deaths

  • Ian Martin, actor (Uncle Bill-O'Neills), dies at 69