On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1925

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

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? 95 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo