What Happened on January 25, 1908

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • John Blockx's opera "Baldie" premieres in Antwerp

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Wendell, American actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, How to Murder Your Wife), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (d. 1975)
  • Lord Iliffe, English publisher (Coventry Evening Telegraph/Autocar)
  • W H V "Hopper" Levett, cricket keeper (England in 1 Test in Calcutta)

Famous Deaths

  • Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)
  • Ouida, English writer (b. 1839)