On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1912

Day of the Week: Sunday

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 Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England (d. 1975)

Famous Deaths

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