On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1925

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

George and Ira Gershwin's musical "Tip-Toes" premieres in New York City

Composer and Pianist George Gershwin
Composer and Pianist
George Gershwin
Lyricist Ira Gershwin
Lyricist
Ira Gershwin

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill [William] Westwood, British bishop of Peterborough
  • Hildegard Knef, German actress, singer, and writer (Touch of Class, Mozambique), born in Ulm, Germany (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • Louisa Aldrich-Blake, British pioneering surgeon, dies of cancer at 65
1925 Highlights

About December 28, 1925

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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