On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1925

Historical Events

Historic Event

Mikhail Frunze replaces Leon Trotsky as People's Commissioner of Military and Native Affairs (Minister of Defence) as Trotsky and Joseph Stalin battle for power in the aftermath of Vladimir Lenin's death

Historic Event

Mussolini forms a cabinet composed entirely of Fascists in Italy

Sports History

Paavo Nurmi, sets indoor record, 4:13.6 mile & 14:44.6 5,000m

Famous Birthdays

  • John Z. DeLorean, American automaker (DeLorean), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2005)
1925 Highlights

About January 6, 1925

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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