On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1925

Historical Events


AgreementAgreement of Interest

British government of Stanley Baldwin refuses to ratify Geneva agreement

British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister
Stanley Baldwin

Famous Birthdays

  • Georges Delerue, French film composer (Sword of Gideon, A Little Romance), born in Roubaix (d. 1992)
  • Harry [Maxwell] Harrison, UK, sci-fi author (Deathworld Trilogy), (d. 2012)
  • Leo Esaki [Esaki Reona], Japan, physicist (Tunnel effect-Nobel 1973)
  • Louison Bobet, French cyclist (Tour de France 1953-55), born in Saint-Méen-le-Grand, France (d. 1983)
  • William G Whitehurst, (Rep-R-Va)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestSun Yat-sen

Sun Yat-sen, Chinese revolutionary and father of modern China, dies of liver cancer at 58

Father of Modern China Sun Yat-sen
Father of Modern China
Sun Yat-sen

1925 Highlights

About March 12, 1925

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces