On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1925

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 29th Boston Marathon won by Charles Mellor in 2:33:00.6

Famous Birthdays

  • Elena Verdugo, American actress (Little Giant, Cavalier of the West), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2017)
  • Ernie Stautner, German-American football player, born in Cham, Bavaria, Germany (d. 2006)
  • Richard Hoffmann, Austrian composer, born in Vienna

Famous Deaths

  • Herbert Lawford, British tennis player (Wimbledon 1887; first exponent of topspin), dies at 73