What Happened on August 25, 1916

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • US Department of Interior forms National Park Service

Famous Birthdays

  • Erich Von Stroheim Jr, American actor and director (Napoleon, Sunset Blvd), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1968)
  • Frederick Robbins, American pediatrician and bacteriologist (Nobel 1954), born in Auburn, Alabama (d. 2003)
  • Saburo Sakai, Japanese aviator and flying ace of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II, born in Saga District, Japan (d. 2000)
  • Van Johnson, American actor (Brigadoon) always wore red socks, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2008)