On This Day

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 (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • James Ward, English psychologist and philosopher (b. 1843)
  • John M. Ward, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (perfect game 1880; Providence Grays, New York Gothams / Giants), dies at 65
  • Moritz Moszkowski, Polish-German composer, dies at 70
1925 Highlights

About March 4, 1925

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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