On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1925

Historical Events

  • The Lacarno Conference meets: Germany agrees to recognise their frontiers with France and Belgium and will apply for membership in the League of Nations
  • WSM-AM in Nashville Tenn begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Thaves, American cartoonist (Frank and Ernest), born in Burt, Iowa (d. 2006)
  • Gail Davis, American actress (Annie Oakley), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1997)
  • Herbert Kretzmer, South African-British lyricist of Lithuanian heritage (Les Miserables), born in Kroonstad, Union of South Africa (d. 2020)
1925 Highlights

About October 5, 1925

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra