On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 2020

Historical Events


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American country music band "The Dixie Chicks" change their name to "The Chicks" to remove connotations of Confederate history, two weeks after band "Antebellum" changed their name to "Lady A"

Singer-Songwriter Natalie Maines
Singer-Songwriter
Natalie Maines
  • Australian airline Qantas announces it is cutting 6,000 jobs, a fifth of its workforce because of the pandemic
  • Liverpool FC clinches first EPL soccer title in 30 years with 7 games to spare as Chelsea beats second-placed Manchester City, 2-1 at Stamford Bridge
  • US Center of Disease Control estimates 20 million people in America have been infected with COVID-19, 10 times higher than confirmed cases
  • WHO declares the Ebola outbreak in the Congo over. The second worst outbreak, it killed 2,280 people over 2 years

Famous Deaths

  • John Kennedy Sr., Australian Rules Football coach (Australian Football Hall of Fame legend; VFL Premiership 1961, 71, 76; Hawthorn FC; North Melbourne FC), dies at 91
  • Marga Richter, American classical pianist and composer (Landscapes of the Mind; Out of Shadows and Solitude), dies at 93
2020 Highlights

About June 25, 2020

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer