On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1895

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 20th Preakness: Fred Taral aboard Belmar wins in 1:50.5

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oscar Wilde sentenced to 2 years imprisonment for gross indecency

Writer and Poet Oscar Wilde
Writer and Poet
Oscar Wilde
  • The Republic of Formosa is formed, with Tang Ching-sung as the president.

Famous Deaths

  • Ahmed Djevdet Pasja, Turkish minister of Justice, dies at 73