On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1925

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Mackerras, Australian conductor, born in Schenectady, New York
  • Colin Campbell Mitchell, soldier
  • Libby Newman, painter/printmaker/curator

Person of interestRock Hudson

Rock Hudson, American actor (Pillow Talk, A Farewell to Arms, Ice Station Zebra), born in Winnetka, Illinois (d. 1985)

  • Sir Charles Mackerras, Australian conductor, born in Schenectady, New York (d. 2010)
1925 Highlights

About November 17, 1925

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio