On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1996

Historical Events

  • 1st Super Rugby Final, Eden Park, Auckland: Blues win inaugural title with a 45-21 victory over the Natal Sharks; fullback Adrian Cashmore lands 3 penalties & 3 conversions for the home team
  • Jennifer Maria Holsten, 18, crowned Miss Filipino-American

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Kelley Menighan (29) weds actor-singer Jon Hensley (31) in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general of British Independent Television Authority, dies at 83
  • Bradley Nowell, American ska musician (Sublime), dies of a heroin overdose at 28
  • David W Howe, test pilot, dies at 77
  • John Morrison, 1st Baron Margadale, British politician and landowner, last non-royal to be raised to the peerage in UK and landowner, dies at 89
  • Laurence Marks, journalist, dies at 67
  • Renzo de Felice, Italian historian of Fascism, dies at 67
1996 Highlights

About May 25, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini