On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1997

Historical Events

  • A military coup in Sierra Leone replaces President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah with Major Johnny Paul Koromah.

Sports History

Minnesota Twins retire Kirby Puckett's uniform #

  • NHL Eastern Conference Final: Philadelphia Flyers beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 1
  • Todd and Mel Stottlemyre become 1st father and son to win 100 games

Famous Deaths

  • Jay Hebert, American golfer (PGA Championship 1960), dies at 74
  • Muhammad Fadhel, Prime Minister of Iraq (1953-54), dies
1997 Highlights

About May 25, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini