What Happened on June 23, 1925

Historical Events

  • British warship fires on Hong Kong harbor strikers
  • Landslides create 3-mile long "Slide Lake" (Gros Ventre Wyoming)

Famous Birthdays

  • Amada Galvez Santos Ocampo, composer
  • Art Modell [Arthur Bertram], American businessman (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, Modells Stores), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • Miriam Karlin, British actress (The Rag Trade), born in Hampstead, London (d. 2011)
  • Nuno Oliveira, Portuguese equestrian, horse trainer, dressage instructor, and author, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1989)
  • Oliver Smithies, British biochemist (2007 Noble Prize for gene targeting), born in Halifax (d. 2017)
  • Richard Barber, cricketer (scored 12 & 5 in only Test NZ v WI 1956)
1925 Highlights

About June 23, 1925

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer