On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 2017

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Wonder Woman" directed by Patty Jenkins, starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine premieres in Los Angeles - 1st superhero film directed by a woman

Actress Gal Gadot
Actress
Gal Gadot

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg receives an honorary degree from Harvard University, after dropping out in 2004

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook Founder
Mark Zuckerberg
  • Pitched battles between Islamic State-linked militants and Philippine government troops in and around Marawi, leave 43 dead, with thousands fleeing

Famous Deaths

  • Sir Alistair Horne, British historian and journalist (A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954–1962), dies at 91