On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1901

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Erve Beck hits American League's 1st home run
  • In last of 9th, Detroit Tigers, trailing by 13-4, score 10 runs to win one of greatest comebacks in baseball (1st game in Detroit)
  • New York becomes 1st state requiring automobile license plates ($1 fee)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst Gernot Klussmann, German composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1975)