On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Apple introduces new TV streaming platform Apple TV+, news service Apple News+ and an Apple credit card at star-studded event featuring Oprah
  • British Airways flight from London mistakenly flies to Edinburgh, Scotland instead of Düsseldorf, Germany when wrong flight plan submitted
  • First rocket fired from Gaza since 2014 toward Tel Aviv prompts Israeli return air strikes on Gaza
  • Further power blackouts in Caracas, Venezuela, prompt government to tell workers and students to stay at home
  • NASA cancels a planned historic all-female spacewalk because it doesn't have enough spacesuits to fit women
  • Teacher of the Year awarded to rural Kenyan math and physics teacher and Franciscan brother Peter Tabichi in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Famous Deaths

  • Cal Ramsey, American basketball broadcaster, small forward (NY Knicks), dies of cardiac arrest at 81