What Happened on August 25, 2017

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Category 4 Hurricane Harvey makes landfall in Texas northeast of Corpus Christi with 130 m.p.h. winds
  • Indian spiritual leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is convicted of raping two of his followers in Panchkula

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Donald Trump grants presidential pardon to Joe Arpaio, who had been convicted of contempt of court for racial profiling

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong jailed for 5 years for corruption in South Korea