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, actor/director (Napoleon, Sunset Blvd)
  • Frederic Robbins, US bacteriologist
  • Frederick Chapman Robbins, American pediatrician and virologist; Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2003)
  • Saburo Sakai, Japanese aviator (d. 2000)
  • Van Johnson, actor (Brigadoon) always wore red socks, born in Newport, Rode Island