On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1912

Historical Events

  • Marie-Adélaïde, the eldest of six daughters of Guillaume IV, becomes the first reigning Grand Duchess of Luxembourg

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Wattis, British actor (Hobson's Choice, Prince & Showgirl, The Man Who Knew Too Much), born in Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England (d. 1975)

Famous Deaths

  • Guillaume IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1905-12), dies at 59
1912 Highlights

About February 25, 1912

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces