On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Hamilton, American jazz saxophonist, born in Dillon, South Carolina (d. 1994)
  • Steve Cochran [Robert Alexander Cochran], American actor (Mozambique, Gay Senotiys, Dallas), born in Eureka, California (d. 1965)

Famous Deaths

  • Léon Vasseur, French composer, dies at 72
  • Maksim Bahdanovič, Belarusian poet, dies at 25
1917 Highlights

About May 25, 1917

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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