On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1925

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Bates, American actress (All About Eve, It's a Great Life), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1969)
  • Leland Smith, American composer, bassoonist and computer coder who led music publishing into the digital age (SCORE), born in Oakland, California (d. 2013)
  • Stig-Göran Myntti, Finnish soccer midfielder (61 caps; Vasa IFK), born in Maalahti, Finland (d. 2020)
1925 Highlights

About August 6, 1925

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo