On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Floyd "Guitar" Smith, American jazz and blues guitarist and record producer, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1982)
  • Ilya Prigogine, Russian scientist & Nobel laureate, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2003)
  • J├ónio Quadros, Brazilian politician, born in Campo Grande, Brazil (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies
1917 Highlights

About January 25, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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