On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1919

Historical Events

  • Oregon is 1st state to tax gasoline (1 cent per gallon)

Famous Birthdays

  • F de Jong Edz, Dutch historian
  • Fred Katz, American classical and jazz cellist (Chico Hamilton Quintet), and composer (Roger Corman films), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2013).
  • Karl H. Pribram, Austrian neuroscientist
  • Monty Irvin, baseball hall of famer (NY Giants)

Famous Deaths

  • Josef Christiaens, Belgian racing driver (b. 1879)
1919 Highlights

About February 25, 1919

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Pisces