On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 2016

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

Arnold 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
  • Rod Temperton, British pop musician and songwriter ("Boogie Nights"; "Thriller"; "Give Me the Night"; "Yah Mo B There"), dies of cancer at 66
2016 Highlights

About September 25, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra