On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1925

Historical Events

  • 1st radio-broadcast of Dutch KRO (Catholic Radio Broadcast)
  • Eugene O'Neill Theater (Coronet, Forrest) opens at 230 W 49th St NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Alun Owen, North Wales, writer (Hard Days Night)/actor (Servant)
  • Simon van der Meer, Dutch physicist who won the 1984 Nobel Prize in Physics with Carlo Rubbia, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 2011)
  • William F. Buckley Jr, American conservative author and commentator (National Review, Firing Line), born in NYC (d. 2008)
1925 Highlights

About November 24, 1925

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius