On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1902

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

3 years after winning the title from English boxer Bob Fitzsimmons, American champion James J. Jeffries repeats the dose with an 8th round KO in San Francisco for the heavyweight crown

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion James J. Jeffries
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
James J. Jeffries

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Hoffer, American longshoreman and author (The True Believer), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)
1902 Highlights

About July 25, 1902

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo