On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1925

Historical Events

  • Water skis patented by Fred Waller

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Medwin, American electrical engineer and inventor
  • Jane Connell, American actress (Jane-Stanley, Bridget-Dumpling), born in Oakland, California (d. 2013)
  • Mary Kay Stearns, American actress (Mary Kay & Johnny), born in Glendale, California
  • Warren M Christopher, 63rd United States Secretary of State (1993-97), born in Scranton, North Dakota (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Gericke, Austrian composer, dies at 80
1925 Highlights

About October 27, 1925

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio