On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1925

Historical Events

Agreement of Interest

British government of Stanley Baldwin refuses to ratify Geneva agreement

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

Sun Yat-sen

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

1925 Highlights

About March 12, 1925

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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