What Happened on November 11, 1925

Historical Events

Scientific Discovery

American scientist Robert A. Millikan announces discovery of cosmic rays

  • City of Chicago, Illinois renames Municipal Grant Park Stadium, as Soldier Field, in honor of US soldiers killed in combat during World War I
  • Earnest Thalmann becomes chairman of German KPD

Music Recording

Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five begin their first recording session

  • Night of Kersten - Prime Minister Hendrikus Colijn's Dutch government falls by SGP-amendement
1925 History

Famous Birthdays

  • John Guillermin, British film director (The Towering Inferno), born in London (d. 2015)

Jonathan Winters (1925-2013)

American comedian (The Jonathan Winters Show, Mork & Mindy), born in Dayton, Ohio

  • June Whitfield, English comedian (Terry and June, Absolutely Fabulous), born in London, England (d. 2018)
Born in 1925

About November 11, 1925

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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