On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1855

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bowery Boys gang leader William Poole "Bill the Butcher" shot in the back by gang of archrival John Morrissey in New York (dies 8th March)

Gang Leader Bill the Butcher
Gang Leader
Bill the Butcher

Famous Birthdays

  • Ces├írio Verde, Portuguese poet (d. 1886)
  • George Bonnor, cricketer (big-hitting Aussie batter 1880-1888)