What Happened on May 25, 1919

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Casey Stengel releases a sparrow from under his baseball cap

Famous Birthdays

  • Gino Negri, Italian composer, born in Perledo (d. 1991)
  • Lindsey Nelson, Pulaski Tn, sportscaster (NY Mets)

Famous Deaths

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Madam C. J. Walker [Sarah Breedlove], African American entrepreneur and 1st US female self-made millionaire (Madame C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company), dies of kidney failure and complications of hypertension at 51

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