May 25th Holidays, Observances and Trivia
Thank you for stopping by Time for the Holidays! We are happy to let you know what holidays fall on today, May 25th! See if there is anything you’d like to celebrate today! Then scroll down and check out all the interesting events that have happened throughout history on May 25th.
- Geek Pride Day
- National Brown-Bag-It Day
- National Missing Children’s Day
- National Tap Dance Day
- National Wine Day
- Towel Day
May 25th Trivia
- 1803: Ralph Waldo Emerson, American poet and philosopher was born.
- 1955: In the United States, a night-time F5 tornado strikes the small city of Udall, Kansas, killing 80 and injuring 273. It is the deadliest tornado to ever occur in the state and the 23rd deadliest in the U.S.
- 1979: American Airlines flight 191 crashed after takeoff. The DC-10 hurled towards the ground at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago killing 258 people.
- 1979: 6 year old Etan Patz from New York City disappeared and was murdered which helped start the missing children’s movement.
- 1977: The first Star Wars film is released.
- 2011: Oprah Winfrey airs her last show, ending her twenty-five-year run of The Oprah Winfrey Show.
- 2008: NASA’s Phoenix lander lands in Green Valley region of Mars to search for environments suitable for water and microbial life.
- 2009: North Korea allegedly tests its second nuclear device.