What Happened on February 2, 1925

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Belgian episcopacy rejects liberalism, communism & socialism
  • Dogsleds reach Nome with emergency diphtheria serum after 1000-km
  • NL holds Golden Jubilee Year meeting at same hotel where NL began

Famous Birthdays

  • David Abell Wood, priest
  • Elaine Stritch, American actress (30 Rock, Two's Company), singer and member of the American Theater Hall of Fame, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2014)
  • Michel Paul Philippot, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Antti Aarne, Finnish sociologist, dies at 57

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jaap Eden, Dutch world champion cyclist and speed skater, dies at 51

Cyclist and Speed Skater Jaap Eden
Cyclist and Speed Skater
Jaap Eden