On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1925

Historical Events

  • John Howard Lawson's "Processional" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Burrud, American television host (Safari to Adventure, Animal World), born in Hollywood, California (d. 1990)
  • Katherine "Scottie" MacGregor, American actress (Little House on the Prairie), born in Glendale, California (d. 2018)
  • Laurentiu Profeta, Romanian composer, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2006)
  • Ralph Legall, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (4 Tests), born in St Michael, Barbados (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • Oskar Brefeld, German botanist and founder of modern mycology, dies at 85
1925 Highlights

About January 12, 1925

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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