On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1919

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Casey Stengel releases a sparrow from under his baseball cap

Baseball Hall of Fame Manager Casey Stengel
Baseball Hall of Fame Manager
Casey Stengel

Famous Birthdays

  • Gino Negri, Italian composer, born in Perledo (d. 1991)
  • Lindsey Nelson, American sportscaster (NY Mets), born in Pulaski, Tennessee (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestMadam C. J. Walker

Madam C. J. Walker [Sarah Breedlove], African American entrepreneur (First American self-made female millionaire, Madame C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company), dies of kidney failure complications at 51

Cosmetics Mogul Madam C. J. Walker
Cosmetics Mogul
Madam C. J. Walker

1919 Highlights

About May 25, 1919

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 101 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

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