On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1925

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Future NY Yankees Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig pinch hits for shortstop Pee-Wee Wanninge in a 5-3 loss to Washington; first of record 2,130 consecutive games

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • New York Yankees member Lou Gehrig begins his 2,130 consecutive game streak with a pinch hit for Pee Wee Wanninger

Famous Birthdays

  • Dilia Díaz Cisneros, Venezuelan teacher
  • Richard Erdman, Enid Ok, actor (Stalag 17, Anything Goes)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Businessman Howard Hughes marries 1st wife Ella Rice

Aviator and Businessman Howard Hughes
Aviator and Businessman
Howard Hughes

Famous Deaths

  • Lucien Guitry, French actor (La Dame aux camélias), dies at 64
1925 Highlights

About June 1, 1925

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini