What Happened on July 25, 2020

Historical Events

  • Cargo ship MV Wakashio runs aground off the coast of Mauritius and begins leaking oil
  • Hurricane Hanna, 1st of the 2020 season, makes landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast as a category 1 storm
  • North Korea reports first 'suspected' case of COVID-19 in city of Kaesong

Famous Deaths

  • Eddie Shack, Canadian ice hockey left wing (NHL All Star 1962, 63, 64; Stanley Cup 1962, 63, 64, 67; Toronto Maple Leafs), dies from throat cancer at 83
  • Helen Jones Woods, American jazz and swing trombone player (International Sweethearts of Rhythm), dies of COVID-19 at 96
  • Jim Frick, Swedish harness racing driver (5,002 career race wins), dies from prostate cancer at 68
  • John Saxon, American actor (Bees, Nightmare on Elm St, Electric Horseman), dies of pneumonia at 83
  • Lou Henson, American College Basketball Hall of Fame coach (all-time leader in victories University of Illinois and New Mexico State), dies of lymphoma at 88
  • Maurice Petty, American auto racing crew chief, engine builder and team owner (Petty Enterprises, International Motorsports & NASCAR Hall of Fame), dies at 81

Olivia de HavillandOlivia de Havilland (1916-2020)

British-American Academy Award-winning actress (All the King's Men; The Adventures of Robin Hood; Gone With The Wind; The Heiress),, dies at 104

  • Peter Green [Greenbaum], English guitarist (Fleetwood Mac -"Albatross"), dies at 73 [1] [2]
2020 Highlights

About July 25, 2020

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rockstar - DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch
  • UK #1 Song: Head & Heart - Joel Corry Ft. Mnek