On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1925

Famous Birthdays

  • Betty Evans Grayson, American softball pitcher (National Softball Hall of Fame 1959; Chicago Queens), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1979)
  • Dominick Dunne, American writer and producer (Panic in Needle Park), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2009)
  • Geraldine Brooks, American actress (Faraday & Co, Dumplings, Act of Murder), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)
  • John Haley "Zoot" Sims, American jazz saxophonist, born in Inglewood, California (d. 1985)
  • Robert Hardy, British actor (Harry Potter, All Creatures Great and Small), born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (d. 2017)
1925 Highlights

About October 29, 1925

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio