On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1925

Historical Events

Treaty of Interest

German Minister Gustav Stresemann proposes security treaty with France

  • Haifa Technion (Israel) opens

Famous Birthdays

  • (William Famous) Billy Williamson, American steel guitar player ( Bill Haley and His Saddlemen; Bill Haley & His Comets), born in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • Bobby Lewis, American rock and roll singer (Tossin' and Turnin'), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2020)
  • Burkhard Heim, German physicist (d. 2001)
  • Salah El Mahdi, Tunisian composer, conductor, musicologist, and artistic director, born in Tunis (d. 2014)
  • Vic Wertz, baseball player
1925 Highlights

About February 9, 1925

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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