May 25, 1979 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • Carlos Bocanegra, American footballer

Deaths in History

  • John Arthur Spenkelink, American murderer (b. 1949)