On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1914

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • British House of Commons passes the Irish Home Rule Bill

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy Sarnoff, American operatic soprano, Broadway actress (Rosalinda), author and pioneer of the self-help movement (Speech Can Change Your Life, Speech Dynamics), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

  • Paolo Giorza, Italian-Australian composer, dies at 81