On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 95-year-old woman scores a hole-in-one in Florida
  • Ferry boat Shamia sinks on Maghna River Bangladesh, 600 killed
  • Hands Across America - 6.5 million people hold hands from California to NY

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

KC Royal George Brett gets his 2,000th hit

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett
  • Virgilio Barco elected president of Colombia

Famous Birthdays

  • Juri Ueno, Japanese actress (Last Friends), born in Kakogawa, Hyōgo, Japan
  • Yoan Gouffran, French footballer, born in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, France

Famous Deaths

  • Chester Bowles, American ambassador and writer (Conscience of a Liberal), dies at 85