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

  • Esther Waterhouse, doctor/methodist
  • Philip Coolidge, Concord MA, actor (I Want to Live, Tingler)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Henri Becquerel [Antoine ], French physicist, dies at 55

Physicist/Nobel Laureate Henri Becquerel
Physicist/Nobel Laureate
Henri Becquerel