On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Nightline" goes on location to Jerusalem Israel
  • John Demjanjuk (Ivan the Terrible), sentenced to death in Jerusalem
  • NASA launches space vehicle S-211

Famous Birthdays

  • James Sheppard, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Sara Paxton, American actress ( Darcy's Wild Life), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Boris Kremenliev, composer, dies at 76
  • Carolyn Franklin, American singer-songwriter, sister of Aretha, dies of cancer at 43
  • Clifford D. Simak, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Way Station), dies at 83
  • Valerie Solanas, American radical feminist, author of SCUM Manifesto, who attempted to assassinate Andy Warhol in 1968, dies of pneumonia at 52