What Happened on May 25, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Sholom Schwartzbard assassinates Symon Petliura, the head of the Paris-based government-in-exile of Ukrainian People's Republic.

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Bill Sharman, American Hall of Fame basketball player (Boston Celtics) born in Abilene, Texas (d. 2013)

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Bill Sharman
  • Claude Akins, Nelson GA, actor (BJ & Bear, Movin' On, Lobo)

Famous Deaths

  • Symon Petlyura, leader of Ukraine (pogroms), assassinated at 47