On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1899

Historical Events

  • 33rd Belmont: R. Clawson aboard Jean Beraud wins in 2:23

Famous Birthdays

  • Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bengali poet, musician, revolutionary and philosopher, born in Asansol, Burdwan, Bengal Presidency, British India (d. 1976)

Famous Deaths

  • Marie-Rosalie "Rosa" Bonheur, French animalière painter (The Horse Fair; Buffalo Bill), and sculptor, dies at 68
1899 Highlights

About May 25, 1899

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini