What Happened on August 25, 1908

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Allen Winter wins US 1st $50,000 trotting race
  • National Association of Colored Nurses forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Philip Coolidge, actor (I Want to Live, Tingler), born in Concord, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Henri Becquerel, French physicist who discovered radioactivity (Nobel 1903), dies at 55

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Henri Becquerel
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Henri Becquerel