On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1897

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Basil Radford, British actor (The Lady Vanishes, Whiskey Galore, Night Train), born in Chester England (d. 1952)
  • Hans Barth, German-born American composer, born in Leipzig (d. 1956)

Famous Deaths

  • Margaret Oliphant, Scottish novelist and biographer (Beleaguered City), dies at 69