On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1911

Historical Events

  • French battleship Liberte explodes at Toulon Harbor, 285 killed
  • Groundbreaking begins in Boston for Fenway Park

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Williams, 1st Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago (People's National Movement: 1962-81), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (d. 1981)
  • Lionel Henry Nowak, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1995)
1911 Highlights

About September 25, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra