On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1925

Historical Events

  • Alban Berg's atonale opera "Wozzeck" premieres in Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Claude Beton, Algerian-born French businessman, entrepreneur and soft-drink manufacturer (Orangina), born in Boufarik, French Algeria (d. 2013)
  • Louis Quilico, Canadian opera singer, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2000)
  • Yukio Mishima, Japanese novelist (Temple of Golden Pavilion), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1970)

Famous Deaths

  • Willem Devout, self employed (V & Dreesmann), dies
1925 Highlights

About January 14, 1925

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn