On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1925

Historical Events

US Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Worcester CC: Scotsman Willie Macfarlane beats Bobby Jones by 1 stroke in a second 18-hole playoff for his only major title

Famous Birthdays

  • Art Donovan 'The Bulldog', American NFL defensive tackle (Balt, NY Yanks, Dallas), born in Bronx, New York (d. 2013)
  • Bill Hayes, American actor (Your Show of Shows, Days of our Life), born in Harvey, Illinois
  • Dorothy Claire [Marietta Wright], American big band singer (Bobby Byrne; Winchell & Mahoney Show), born in Laporte, Indiana (d. 1982)
  • William L. Dickinson, American politician (Rep-R-AL, 1965-93), born in Opelika, Alabama (d. 2008)
1925 Highlights

About June 5, 1925

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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