On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
Explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa travels across a strip of land, the Isthmus of Panama, and views the Pacific Ocean for the first time.
President Woodrow Wilson collapses while giving a speech in Colorado and suffers a cerebral hemorrhage days later from which he never fully recovers.
Sandra Day O'Connor is sworn in, becoming the first woman on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Born on This Day
Born: September 25, 1968
Age: 45 years old
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Occupation: Actor, Entrepreneur, Rapper
1944 | 69 years old
Activist, Film Actor, Filmmaker
1969 | 44 years old
News Anchor, Television Producer, Journalist / 1929 -
Famed television journalist Barbara Walters is best known as the 11-year star of the Today show, and for being the first female co-anchor of a network evening news program.
Born: September 25, 1929
Age: 84 years old
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation: News Anchor, Television Producer, ...
1949 | 64 years old
1897 | 64 years old
Died on This Day
Died: September 25, 2005
Age: 82 years old
Place: Los Angeles, California , United States
Occupation: Television Actor, Comedian
Singer, Television Personality / 1927 - 2012
Andy Williams is an American singer whose hits include “Moon River.” His Emmy-winning TV show entertained families during the 1960s and 1970s.
2012 | 84 years old
Singer, Television Personality
Film Actress, Theater Actress, Journalist, Author / 1906 - 1987Mary Astor was an Academy Award-winning actress of the stage and screen. Her best known role was in The Maltese Falcon.
1987 | 81 years old
Film Actress, Theater Actress, ...
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