On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1925

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Haughey, Irish Taoiseach (1979-81, 82, 87-92), born in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland (d. 2006)
  • Charlie Byrd, American jazz and bossa nova guitarist (Desfinado), born in Suffolk, Virginia (d. 1999)

Person of interestB.B. King

[Riley B.] B.B. King, American blues guitarist and singer (The Thrill is Gone), born in Itta Bena, Mississippi (d. 2015)

Blues Musician B.B. King
Blues Musician
B.B. King

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Alexandrovich Friedman, Russian physicist (b. 1888)
  • Leo Fall, Austria operetta composer (That Pink von Stambul), dies at 52
1925 Highlights

About September 16, 1925

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo