On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1925

Historical Events

  • Turkish government throws out Constantine VI of Constantinople

Famous Birthdays

  • Chalmers "Bump" Elliott, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback and coach (U of Michigan) and college athletics administrator (Iowa), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2019)
  • Dorothy Malone, American actress (At Gunpoint, Night & Day, Peyton Place), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2018)

Person of interestDouglas Engelbart

Douglas Engelbart, American computer scientist (computer mouse, Engelbart's Law), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2013)

Computer Scientist Douglas Engelbart
Computer Scientist
Douglas Engelbart

Famous Deaths

  • Jakab Gyula Major, Hungarian pianist and composer, dies at 66
  • John F Mellaerts, Flemish social founder (Boerenbond), dies at 79
1925 Highlights

About January 30, 1925

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius