On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1925

Famous Birthdays

  • Carmen Martín Gaite, Spanish author, born in Salamanca, Spain (d. 2000)
  • Jimmy Smith, American jazz musician and organist (Walk on the Wild Side), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania (d. 2005)
  • Sammy Davis Jr., American singer, dancer and actor (Ocean's 11, Candy Man), born in NYC, New York (d. 1990)
1925 Highlights

About December 8, 1925

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius