On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 2021

Historical Events

MurderMurder of Interest

Former US police officer Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22 years and six months for the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis

Victim of Police Brutality George Floyd
Victim of Police Brutality
George Floyd
  • New species of ancient human announced after finding of massive fossilized skull - Homo longi "Dragon Man" from North East China [1]
  • New type of ancient human announced "Nesher Ramla Homo" 140,000-120,000 years ago, possible Neanderthal ancestors uncovered in Ramla, Israel [1]
  • Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola ties Tom Seaver's 51-year old MLB league record of 10 consecutive strike outs, in 2-1 loss to the Mets in New York
  • WHO head says COVID-19 variant Delta is the most transmissible to date, now present in 85 countries and spreading rapidly [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Ingram, American auto racer (NASCAR Busch Series champion 1982, 85), dies at 84
  • Marcos Ferrufino, Bolivian soccer defender (9 caps; Bolívar 252 games) and manager (San José, Real Potosí), dies from COVID-19 at 58
2021 Highlights

About June 25, 2021

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 24 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer