What Happened on January 31, 1925

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 18th Men's Australasian Championships: James Anderson beats Gerald Patterson (11-9, 2-6, 6-2, 6-3)
  • 18th Women's Australasian Championships: Daphne Akhurst beats Esna Boyd (1-6, 8-6, 6-4)
  • Premier Ahmed Zogu becomes president of Angola

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Hooks, civil rights leader
  • Charles Aidman, American TV narrator (New Twilight Zone), born in Frankfort, Indiana
  • Fred Catherwood, British politician, Vice President of the European Parliament 1989-1992, born in Castledawson, County Londonderry (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

  • George W. Cable, American writer (Northampton Years), dies at 80