On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1925

Day of the Week: Friday

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