On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1925

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Earnest Thalmann becomes chairman of German KPD

Music releaseMusic Recording

Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five begin their first recording session

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong
  • Night of Kersten - Colijn Dutch government falls by SGP-amendement

InventionScientific Discovery

Robert A. Millikan announces discovery of cosmic rays

Famous Birthdays

  • John Guillermin, film director (The Towering Inferno), born in London (d. 2015)
  • Jonathan Winters, comedian (J Winters Show, Mork & Mindy), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2013)
  • June Whitfield, English comedian (Terry and June, Absolutely Fabulous), born in London, England (d. 2018)