What Happened on March 4, 1925

Historical Events

  • Swain's Island (near American Samoa) annexed by US
  • US President Coolidge's inauguration broadcast live on 21 radio stations

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Mauriat, French easy listening orchestra leader, composer, and arranger ("Love Is Blue"), born in Marseille, France (d. 2006)
Born in 1925

Famous Deaths

  • James Ward, English psychologist and philosopher (b. 1843)
  • John Montgomery Ward, American Baseball HOF pitcher (perfect game 1880; NL ERA leader 1878; NL strikeout leader & NL wins leader 1879; Providence Grays), dies of pneumonia at 65
  • Moritz Moszkowski, Polish-German composer, dies at 70

About March 4, 1925

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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