On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 2008

Famous Deaths

  • John Thoday, British geneticist, dies at 91
  • Josef Tal, Israel composer (Israeli art music), dies at 97
  • Kevin Duckworth, American basketball center (NBA All Star 1989, 91; Portland Trail Blazers), dies of heart failure at 44
  • Pavle Kozjek, Slovenian mountaineer (b. 1959)
  • Pehr Henrik Nordgren, Finnish composer (The Whole World Will Lament; Kwaidan-balladit), dies at 64
2008 Highlights

About August 25, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo