On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 2009

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • North Korea conducts its second nuclear test while also conducting several missile tests
  • Thailand’s economy shrank more than expected in the first quarter of 2009, contracting the most in a decade and plunging the nation into recession

Famous Deaths

  • Haakon Lie, Norwegian politician (b. 1905)