On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1925

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st all-female US state supreme court appointed, Texas
  • England cricket opening batsman Herbert Sutcliffe follows his 1st innings 176 with 127 in the 2nd innings but his team cannot avoid an 81 run defeat to Australia in the 2nd Test in Melbourne

Famous Birthdays

  • Helmuth Hubener, German activist, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1942)
  • James Saunders, English playwright (Ark), born in Islington, London (d. 2004)