Historical Events on May 25, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Alien", directed by Ridley Scott and starring Sigourney Weaver is released

  • American Airlines DC-10 crashes on takeoff from Chicago killing 273 including 2 on the ground
  • Israel begins to return Sinai to Egypt
  • Raul Gonzales of Mexico completes 50,000 m walk in record 3:41:38.4