On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • 'Smoky' Joe Wood, American baseball pitcher/outfielder (World Series 12, 15, 20; MLB wins leader 34–5 1912; pitched no-hitter 1911; Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1985)
  • Abel Gance, French movie director (J'accuse), born in Paris (d. 1981)
1889 Highlights

About October 25, 1889

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 132 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio