On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1925

Historical Events

  • First regular-season Chicago Cubs game broadcast on radio (WGN) by caller Quin Ryan; Cubs beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 8-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Abel Muzorewa, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Rhodesia (1979-80), born in Umtali, Manicaland, Southern Rhodesia (d. 2010)
  • Bill Harris, American R&B and jazz guitarist (Clovers - "Ting-A-Ling"; "Devil Or Angel"), born in Nashville, North Carolina (d. 1988)
  • H G Kischenchand, cricketer (5 Tests for India 1947-52)

Person of interestRod Steiger

Rod Steiger, American actor (Illustrated Man, Pawnbroker), born in Westhampton, New York (d. 2002)


Famous Deaths

  • Pieter D van Essen, Dutch artillery officer, dies at 54
1925 Highlights

About April 14, 1925

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries