On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1925

Article: One, Two, Three o'Clock, Four o'Clock . . . riot!

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBill Haley

Bill Haley, American rock vocalist known as the father of Rock 'n' Roll (Rock Around the Clock), born in Highland Park, Michigan (d. 1981)

Father of Rock 'n' Roll Bill Haley
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
Bill Haley
  • Huub Jacobse, Dutch politician and member of Dutch 2nd chamber (Liberal), born in Zeist, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • Merv Griffin, American TV host (Merv Griffin Show), born in San Mateo, California (d. 2007)
  • Ruth Cracknell, Australian actress (Mother and Son), born in Maitland (d. 2002)
1925 Highlights

About July 6, 1925

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer