On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 2021

Historical Events

  • Renaissance masterpiece The Ghent Altarpiece (1432) by Hubert and Jan Van Eyck goes on display, after seven-year restoration, in Saint Bavo Cathedral in Ghent, Belgium [1]

Historic Event

Republican-led Georgia State Senate passes restrictive changes to state voting. President Joe Biden calls it "Jim Crow in the 21st Century" and "a blatant attack on the Constitution".

  • US President Joe Biden announces a new goal of 200 million vaccinations in his administration's first 100 days (previously 100 million)

Famous Deaths

  • Beverly Cleary, American Newberry Medal winning writer of children's and young adult fiction (Ramona series, 1955-99), dies at 104
  • Bill Brock, American Republican politician (Senator from Tennessee, 1971-77; US Secretary of Labor, 1985-87), dies at 90
  • Bobby Brown, American baseball third baseman (NY Yankees; World Series 1947, 49–51) and executive (president American League 1984-94), dies at 96
  • Larry McMurtry, American Pulitzer Prize winning novelist (Lonesome Dove), and Academy Award-winning scriptwriter (Brokeback Mountain), dies at 84 [1]
  • Stan Albeck, American basketball coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs, New Jersey Nets, Chicago Bulls), dies from a stroke at 89
2021 Highlights

About March 25, 2021

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Up - Cardi B
  • UK #1 Song: Wellerman - Nathan Evans (220 Kid & Billen Ted Remix)