What Happened on August 25, 1917

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 37th U.S. Men's National Championship: Robert Lindley Murray beats Nathaniel W. Niles (5-7, 8-6, 6-3, 6-3)

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Defore, actor (George-Hazel, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Mel Ferrer, Elberon New Jersey, American actor (Longest Day, Eaten Alive, 5th Floor)