On This Day

October 25, 2000 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • A team led by Brigitte Senut and Martin Pickford discover Orrorin tugenensis, one of the earliest species on the human family tree that lived about 6 million years ago, in the Tugen Hills, Kenya

Deaths in History

  • Don Brooks, American session and touring harmonica player (Waylon Jennings; Ken Burns' "The Civil War"), dies of leukemia at 53