On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1925

Famous Birthdays

  • John Hawkes, American writer (2nd Skin), born in Stamford, Connecticut (d. 1998)
  • John Howard Purnell, Welsh chemist (Royal Society of Chemistry), born in Rhondda, South Wales (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Ioan Slavici, Transylvanian writer of Romanian origin (b. 1848)
1925 Highlights

About August 17, 1925

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo