On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1925

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"The Gold Rush", directed, starring and written by Charlie Chaplin, is released

Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker
Charlie Chaplin

Sport awardBritish Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: English born American Jim Barnes captures his only Open title, 1 stroke ahead of runners-up Ted Ray and Archie Compston

Pioneering Golfer Jim Barnes
Pioneering Golfer
Jim Barnes

Famous Birthdays

  • Pavel Belyayev, Soviet fighter pilot and cosmonaut (Voskhod II), born in Chelishchevo, Russia (d. 1970)
1925 Highlights

About June 26, 1925

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer