On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Jessica Anderson, Australian novelist (Tirra Lirra By The River; The Impersonators), born in Gayndah, Queensland, Australia (d. 2010)
  • Jim Benton, American football end (All Pro 1945, 46; NFL 1940s All-Decade Team; Cleveland/LA Rams, Chicago Bears; first to rush 300+ yards 1945), born in Carthage, Arkansas (d. 2001)
  • Tolia Nikiprowetzky, Russian-French composer, ethno-musicologist and broadcaster, born in Feodosia, Crimea, Russian Empire (d. 1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Julius Fučík, Czech composer, dies at 44
1916 Highlights

About September 25, 1916

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra