On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 2011

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Music awardsMusic Awards

46th Academy of Country Music Awards: Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert & Brad Paisley win

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oprah Winfrey airs her last show, ending her twenty five year run of The Oprah Winfrey Show

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey
Talk show host
Oprah Winfrey

Famous Deaths

  • Leonora Carrington, British-Mexican Surrealist artist dies aged 94
  • Paul Splittorff, American MLB pitcher and broadcaster (KC Royals), dies of oral cancer at 64
  • Terry Jenner, Australian cricketer (b. 1944)