On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1925

Historical Events

Sports History

After a night on the town, Babe Ruth shows up late for batting practice Miller Huggins suspends Ruth & slaps a $5,000 fine on him

Famous Birthdays

  • Loyd Gentry, American thoroughbred trainer (Kentucky Derby 1967 Proud Clarion), born in Covington, Kentucky (d. 2012)
1925 Highlights

About August 29, 1925

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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