On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1925

Historical Events

  • American Association for Advancement of Atheism forms (NY)
  • Philip Barry's "In a Garden" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Michel Jouvet, French neuroscientist and medical researcher who discovered the region of the brain that controls rapid eye movement (REM sleep), born in Lons-le-Saunier, Jura, France (d. 2017)
1925 Highlights

About November 16, 1925

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 95 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio