On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1925

Famous Birthdays

  • A H Kardar, cricketer (Pak 1st Test capt, prev played for India)
  • Annie Delorie, Dutch opera singer (Scenes & Arias) (d. 2009)
  • Duane Hanson, US sculptor
  • Edgar Ray Killen, American convict, former preacher, K.K.K. member and murderer, born in Philadelphia, Mississippi (d. 2018)
  • Robert Cormier, American author (d. 2000)
1925 Highlights

About January 17, 1925

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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