On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • Edith Barstow, American choreographer (Frankie Laine Time, The Gem of the Ocean), born in Ashtabula, Ohio (d. 1960)
  • Nahman Avigad, Israeli archaeologist (Discovering Jerusalem), born in Zavaliv, Ukraine (d. 1992)
  • Red Smith, American sportscaster and columnist (Pulitzer 1976, Fight Talk), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin (d. 1982)

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Marie Eugène Godefroy Cavaignac, French politician (b. 1853)
1905 Highlights

About September 25, 1905

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 116 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra