On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1913

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • A meeting in Johannesburg, called by the South African Native National Congress, now African National Congress, is attended by a large number of people from South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, and Swaziland
  • Carl Weilman strikes out 6 times in a 15 inning game
  • Pirates Max Carey goes hitless, but scores 5 runs against Phillies

Famous Birthdays

  • John Cairncross, British civil servant and spy (5th man - Cambridge Five), born in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 1995)