What Happened on June 6, 1925

Historical Events

French Open Men's Tennis

French Championships Men's Tennis: René Lacoste wins 1st of 3 French titles, beating fellow Frenchman Jean Borotra 7-5, 6-1, 6-4

  • French Women's Tennis Championships: Suzanne Lenglen beats Kitty McKane 6-1, 6-2; first time French titles staged as a Grand Slam event

Historic Event

Walter Chrysler founds automobile manufacturer Chrysler Corporation

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Grey, American jazz trombonist (Count Basie Orchestra; Snap Your Fingers), born in Aldie, Virginia (d. 2000)
1925 Highlights

About June 6, 1925

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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