On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Israeli extremist Baruch Goldstein massacres 30 Palestinians in Hebron
  • Peruvian Yak-40 crashes into mountain near Tingo Maria, kills 31
  • Phil Rizzuto elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugenie Bouchard, Canadian tennis player (Wimbledon 2014 runner-up), born in Montreal, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Baruch Goldstein, physician/murderer (53 in mosque), lynched at 42
  • Hugh Tayfield, cricketer (170 wickets for South Africa in 37 Tests), dies

Person of interestJersey Joe

Jersey Joe Walcott, boxer, dies at 80

World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jersey Joe
World Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jersey Joe
  • Wladyslaw Sila Lawyer Adviser to Solidarity-Nowicki, dies at 80
  • Yann Piat, French MP (FN/PR), murdered at 44