On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1925

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)
  • Len Sutton, American auto racer and broadcaster (Indianapolis 500 1962 runner-up), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2006)
  • Robert Heppener, Dutch composer (Hymns & Conversations for 28 Harps; Memento), born in Amsterdam (d. 2009)
1925 Highlights

About August 9, 1925

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo