On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1904

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Champion James J. Jeffries scores a 2nd round TKO win over Jack Munroe in San Francisco; Jeffries retires after his 7th heavyweight boxing title defence

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

Famous Deaths

  • William Hall, Canadian Royal Naval sailor (b. 1827)
1904 Highlights

About August 25, 1904

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo