On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1915

Historical Events

Historic Event

Alexander Graham Bell in NY calls Thomas Watson in San Francisco

  • Giordano, Sardou & Moreau's opera "Madame Sans GĂȘne" premieres in NYC
  • Transcontinental telephone service inaugurated (NY to San Francisco)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ewan MacColl, Scottish folk singer-songwriter (The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face), born in Broughton, United Kingdom (d. 1989)
  • Michael Duane, British progressive educationalist & author, born in Galway, Ireland (d. 1997)
1915 Highlights

About January 25, 1915

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius