On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Tour Championship Men's Golf, East Lake GC: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland wins in a playoff with Kevin Chappell & Ryan Moore; biggest winner's prize in golf, US$10m
  • World's largest radio telescope at 500m wide in Guizhou Province, China begins operating

Famous Deaths


Person of interestArnold Palmer

Arnold Palmer, American golfer (7 major titles; US Masters 1958, 60, 62, 64), dies of heart failure at 87

  • Jean Shepard, American country singer (Ozark Jubilee), dies of Parkinson's disease at 82