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)

B.B. KingB.B. King (1925-2015)

American blues guitarist and singer ("The Thrill is Gone"), born in Itta Bena, Mississippi

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? 97 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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