On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1925

Historical Events

Sports History

NY Yankee Babe Ruth has ulcer surgery

  • 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? 96 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries