On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1912

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, Muirfield: Ted Ray wins wire-to-wire by 4 shots from defending champion Harry Vardon

Famous Birthdays

  • Virginia Lacy Jones, American librarian and presidential advisor, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1984)
  • William T. Cahill, American politician, 46th Governor of New Jersey (1970-74), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Lawrence Alma Tadema, Dutch-British painter, dies at 76
  • Louis Antoine, Belgian miner/sect leader, dies at about 65