On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1925

Historical Events

Sport awardUS 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

Golfer Bobby Jones
Bobby Jones

Famous Birthdays

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

About June 5, 1925

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini