On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 2011

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • French fashion house Christian Dior suspends its chief designer John Galliano after he is arrested for an anti-semitic verbal attack in Paris
  • In the Irish general election, the Fianna Fáil-led government suffered the worst defeat of a sitting government since the formation of the Irish state in 1921

Famous Weddings

  • Actor and comedian Kelsey Grammer (57) weds Kayte Walsh (29) at the Longacre Theater in Manhattan, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Rick Coonce, American rock drummer (Grass Roots), dies at 64