On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 2017

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

Historic Event

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

  • Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong jailed for 5 years for corruption in South Korea

Famous Deaths

  • Enzo Dara, Italian operatic basso buffo (The Barber of Seville - "Don Bartolo"), and author, dies at 78
2017 Highlights

About August 25, 2017

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Despacito - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
  • UK #1 Song: New Rules - Dua Lipa