On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1916

Historical Events

  • Russian Tsar Nicolaas II fires minister of Foreign affairs Sasonov

Famous Birthdays

  • Philip Toynbee, British journalist and writer (Savage Days, Barricade), born in Oxford, England (d. 1981)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestThomas Eakins

Thomas Eakins, American artist (The Gross Clinic), dies at 71

Painter Thomas Eakins
Thomas Eakins

1916 Highlights

About June 25, 1916

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer