On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday

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
  • Enid Kathleen Hutchinson, adult educationalist, dies at 86
  • John Morrison, politician/landowner, dies at 89
  • Laurence Marks, journalist, dies at 67
  • Renzo de Felice, historian, dies at 67