On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1925

Historical Events

Sports History

51st Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Flying Ebony wins in 2:07.6

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobbejaan Schoepen, Belgian entertainer
  • Nancy Roman, American, NASA's first chief of astronomy 'Mother of the Hubble', born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2018)
1925 Highlights

About May 16, 1925

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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