What Happened on June 25, 2021

Historical Events

Murder of Interest

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

  • 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" lived 140,000-120,000 years ago, a possible ancestor of Neanderthals, 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

COVID-19 Pandemic

WHO head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus confirms the COVID-19 Delta variant 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? 1 year, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer

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