On This Day

Historical Events on August 25 (Part 2)

  • 2019 NASA investigates possibly the 1st crime in space over astronaut Anne McClain illegally accessing bank a/c from space
  • 2019 Tour Championship, Men's Golf, East Lake GC: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland wins by 4 strokes from Xander Schauffele; biggest winner's prize in golf, US$15m
  • 2019 Ben Stokes with an unbeaten 135 leads England to a record run chase of 362-9 and victory over Australia in the 3rd cricket Test at Headingley, Leeds; keeps Ashes Series alive at 1-1
  • 2019 Double Dave, a rare two-headed timber rattlesnake found in Pine Barrens forest, New Jersey
  • 2020 England's James Anderson becomes first fast bowler to reach 600 wickets in Test cricket; Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali caught at first slip on 5th day of 3rd Test at Southampton
  • 2020 Chicago White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito no-hits the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-0 at Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago

Music Premiere

2021 Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus' musical "Mamma Mia!", featuring the songs of ABBA, re-opens at the Novello Theatre in London's West End, after Covid-19 interruption stopped performances in March of 2020