On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1925

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Babe Ruth is finally out of bed, 5 weeks after ulcer surgery

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Future Baseball Hall of Fame center fielder Ty Cobb is first to collect 1,000 extra-base hits when he doubles in Detroit Tigers' 8-1 win against the Chicago WS at Comiskey Park

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

Famous Birthdays

  • Alec McCowen, English actor (Never Say Never Again), born in Tunbridge Wells (d. 2017)
1925 Highlights

About May 26, 1925

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini