On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1925

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Only time Babe Ruth pinch-hit for, Bobby Veach flies out

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • David A. Huffman, American computer scientist, creator of Huffman coding, born in Ohio (d. 1999)
  • Robert Heppener, Dutch composer (Hymns & Conversations, Movie Music), born in Amsterdam (d. 2009)