On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1925

Historical Events

  • 1st issue of "New Yorker" magazine published
  • Mass meeting of SPD's Reichsbanner Black-Red-Gold in Magdeburg

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Fann, actor (Alvin-He's the Mayor), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jack Ramsay, American Hall of Fame basketball coach (Portland Trail Blazers, 1977 NBA Champions), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • Sam Peckinpah, American film director (The Wild Bunch, Straw Dogs), born in Fresno, California (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Baldwin Sloan, American composer, dies at 52
1925 Highlights

About February 21, 1925

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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