/ 25 May 2024

25 May 2024

12.05pm (AEST) – Women’s Rugby Union: Pacific Four Series – Wallaroos v New Zealand – Auckland, and watch on Stan Sport

7.45pm (AEST) – Men’s soccer: A-League grand final – Central Coast Mariners v Melbourne Victory – Gosford, and watch on 10 Play

Africa Day

Independence Day – Jordan

World Thyroid Day 

International Missing Children’s Day 

Geek Pride Day 

Birthdays for Ian McKellen (1939), Mike Myers (1963), Cillian Murphy (1976)

Anniversary of:

  • athlete Jesse Owens equalling or breaking 4 world records in 45 minutes – known as “the greatest 45 minutes ever in sport” (1935)
  • the release of the original Star Wars movie, Episode IV – A New Hope (1977) and Return of the Jedi (1983)
  • the airing of the last episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show, ending her 25-year run (2011)
  • the death of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin (2020)
  • the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas, which killed 19 students and 2 teachers (2022)

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