On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 2014

Historical Events

  • 67th Cannes Film Festival: "Winter Sleep" directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan wins the Palme d'Or
  • Dalia Grybauskaitė is re-elected President of Lithuania
  • Indianapolis 500: American driver Ryan Hunter-Reay holds off runner-up Hélio Castroneves of Brazil by a margin of 0.0600 seconds, the second-closest finish in race history
  • Petro Poroshenko is elected President of Ukraine

Sports History

Senior PGA Championship Men's Golf, GC at Shore Harbor: Colin Montgomerie of Scotland wins first of 3 Champions Tour majors by 4 strokes from Tom Watson


Famous Weddings

  • Actress Lisa Edelstein (48) weds artist Robert Russell in Los Angeles
  • Happy Endings actress Casey Wilson (33) weds comedy writer David Caspe (35) in Ojai, California

Famous Deaths

  • Herb Jeffries [Umberto Alejandro Ballentino], American actor and director (The Bronze Buckaroo, Mundo depravados), dies of heart failure at 100
  • Wojciech Jaruzelski, Polish general and 1st President of Poland (1989-90), dies at 90
2014 Highlights

About May 25, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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