On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 2019

Historical Events

  • 72nd Cannes Film Festival: Bong Joon-ho's South Korean film "Parasite" wins the Palme d'Or, Mati Diop, first black woman in competition wins Grand Prix award for "Atlantics"
  • Boat capsizes on Lake Mai-Ndombe, western Democratic Republic of Congo, drowning at least 45 with 200 missing
  • First ever albino panda footage in the wild released (taken in April) from China's Wolong National Nature Reserve
  • Tornado tears through El Reno, Oklahoma. killing two and injuring dozens

Famous Deaths

  • LaSalle Leffall Jr., American surgeon, medical educator, and 1st black president of the American Cancer Society (1978), and the American College of Surgeons (1995), dies at 89
2019 Highlights

About May 25, 2019

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini