Today (Wednesday) marks the 25th anniversary of the murders of O.J. Simpson‘s ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. Both were stabbed to death on June 12th, 1994. Their bodies were discovered outside Nicole’s Los Angeles home just after midnight the following morning.
Here’s a quick timeline of events in the murder case against O.J. Simpson and his other legal issues.
June 13th, 1994: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murdered bodies are found outside Nicole’s L.A. condo just after midnight.
June 17th, 1994: O.J. is arrested following the famous “low-speed pursuit” in which he and friend Al Cowlings took police on a chase of Orange County in his white Ford Bronco.
June 20th, 1994: O.J. pleads not guilty to the murders.
November 3rd, 1994: The jury is seated in the murder trial.
January 24th, 1995: Opening arguments begin in the murder trial.
June 15th, 1995: O.J. tries on the blood-soaked glove at the center of the prosecution’s case, and it appears significantly too small.
October 3rd, 1995: The jury in the murder trial returns a verdict of not guilty.
February 5th, 1997: A civil jury finds O.J. liable for the deaths of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman, and orders him to pay $33.5 million in damages to the families.
October 13th, 2007: O.J. and a group of men take sports memorabilia from a Las Vegas hotel room at gunpoint.
October 3, 2008: O.J. is convicted of multiple charges including criminal conspiracy, kidnapping, assault, robbery, and using a deadly weapon