On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1925

Historical Events

  • German NSDAP (Nazi party) forms Schutzstaffel (SS)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Robert A. Millikan confirms the existence of cosmic rays from outer space in a speech to the National Academy of Sciences at Madison, Wisconsin

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Bruton, American MLB outfielder (NL stolen bases leader 1953-55), born in Penola, Alabama (d. 1995)
  • Sir Alistair Horne, British historian and journalist (A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954–1962), born in London (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Josephus Jitta, Dutch High Court lawyer, dies at 71
1925 Highlights

About November 9, 1925

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio