On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1984

Historical Events

  • Det Tigers lose to Seattle 7-3 ends record tying 17 consecutive wins
  • Red Sox trade pitcher Dennis Eckersley to Cubs for Bill Buckner

Famous Birthdays

  • Kostas Martakis, Greek singer, born in Athens, Greece
  • Kyle Brodziak, Canadian ice hockey player, born in St. Paul, Alberta, Canada
  • Marion Raven, Norwegian singer and songwriter (M2M), born in Lørenskog, Norway
  • Shawne Merriman, American football player, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Unnur Birna Vilhjálmsdóttir, Icelandic actress and beauty queen who won 2005 Miss World, born in Reykjavík, Iceland

Famous Deaths

  • Piet Ketting, Dutch pianist/conductor/composer, dies at 79
1984 Highlights

About May 25, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years and 8 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini