On This Day

Historical Events on May 25 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 216 of 216

  • 2013  Yuichiro Miura of Japan becomes the oldest person to climb Mount Everest at 80
  • 2013 UEFA Champions League Final, London: Arjen Robben scores twice as Bayern Munich beats Borussia Dortmund, 2-1 in first all-German final
  • 2014 Petro Poroshenko is elected President of Ukraine
  • 2014 Dalia Grybauskaitė is re-elected President of Lithuania
  • 2014 Indianapolis 500: Ryan Hunter-Reay wins in 2:40:48.2305 (300.244 km/h)
  • 2014 67th Cannes Film Festival: "Winter Sleep" directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan wins the Palme d'Or

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2014 Senior PGA Championship Men's Golf, GC at Shore Harbor: Colin Montgomerie of Scotland wins first of 3 Champions Tour majors by 4 strokes from Tom Watson

Golfer Tom Watson
Golfer
Tom Watson
  • 2017 Pitched battles between Islamic State-linked militants and Philippine government troops in and around Marawi, leave 43 dead, with thousands fleeing

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2017 Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg receives an honorary degree from Harvard University, after dropping out in 2004

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook Founder
Mark Zuckerberg

Film release premierFilm Premier

2017 "Wonder Woman" directed by Patty Jenkins, starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine premieres in Los Angeles - 1st superhero film directed by a woman

Actress Gal Gadot
Actress
Gal Gadot

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2018 Harvey Weinstein turns himself in to New York police to face charges of rape, a criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct

Film Producer Harvey Weinstein
Film Producer
Harvey Weinstein
  • 2018 Barbados elects its first female Prime Minister Mia Mottley, who leads the Barbados Labour Party to victory
  • 2019 Tornado tears through El Reno, Oklahoma. killing two and injuring dozens
  • 2019 72nd Cannes Film Festival: Bong Joon-ho's South Korean film "Parasite" wins the Palme d'Or, Mati Diop, first black woman in competition wins Grand Prix award for "Atlantics"
  • 2019 Boat capsizes on Lake Mai-Ndombe, western Democratic Republic of Congo, drowning at least 45 with 200 missing
  • 2019 First ever albino panda footage in the wild released (taken in April) from China's Wolong National Nature Reserve