On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 2021

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chinese President Xi Jinping says the country has eradicated extreme poverty (earning less than US$620 a year), though many observers remain skeptical about the accuracy of Chinese data due to widespread corruption and lack of transparency [1] [2]

Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping
  • More than 200 prisoners escape and 25 people are killed at Croix-des-Bouquets prison near Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Johnson, Australian jockey (Melbourne Cup: Gatum Gatum 1963, Rain Lover 1968, 69), dies at 92
  • John Geddert, American gymnastics coach (US head coach London Olympic Team 2012), dies from self-inflicted gunshot wounds at 63
2021 Highlights

About February 25, 2021

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces