On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1925

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Yankee Babe Ruth has ulcer surgery

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Paul PainlevĂ© succeeds Edouard Herriot as French premier

Famous Birthdays

  • John Yates, Anglican bishop (Lambeth England), born in Burslem, Staffordshire
1925 Highlights

About April 17, 1925

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries