On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1847

Famous Birthdays

  • Alphonse Goovaerts, Belgian composer and musicologist (Histoire et Bibliographie de la Typographie Musicale dans les Pays-Bas), born in Antwerp, Belgian (d. 1922)
  • John Alexander Dowie, Scottish-American evangelist (founded the city of Zion, Illinois), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1907)
1847 Highlights

About May 25, 1847

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 173 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini