August 25, 2012 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 330 people are killed as a result of conflict in the Syrian civil war
  • 39 people are killed and 80 are injured after a gas leak in North Venezuelan refinery
  • 85,000 people are displaced by severe floods in Myanmar
  • Voyager 1 spacecraft, becomes the 1st spacecraft to enter interstellar space (launched in 1977)

Deaths in History


Person of interestNeil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong, American astronaut, dies from heart surgery complications at 82

Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon Neil Armstrong
Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon
Neil Armstrong