On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1925

Historical Events

Sports History

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

Baseball 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


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? 96 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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