On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • Gilardo Gilardi, Argentine composer, pianist and conductor (La leyenda del urutaú, Réquiem, Misa de Gloria), born in San Fernando, Argentina (d. 1963)

Person of interestIgor Sikorsky

Igor Sikorsky, Russian-American pioneer of aviation in both helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1972)

Aviator Igor Sikorsky
Aviator
Igor Sikorsky
  • Sverre Jordan, Norwegian composer, orchestra conductor and pianist (Norwegian Rapsody), born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1972)
1889 Highlights

About May 25, 1889

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini