What happened this day in history May 25, 1961

What are the important events that happened on May 25, 1961? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 25, 1961: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 25, 1961 is the 145th day of the year 1961 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 220 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 12, 1961 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectatetracontapentagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $5,105.75. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Ox is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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May 25, 1961 Historical Events

  • 1961
    Apollo program: U.S. President John F. Kennedy announces before a special joint session of the Congress his goal to initiate a project to put a “man on the Moon” before the end of the decade.

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