On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1925

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Blakeney, Canadian politician (10th Premier of Saskatchewan), born in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia (d. 2011)
  • Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, businesswoman and co-founder of Laura Ashley, born in Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 1985)

Famous Deaths

  • John Wesley Work Jr., 1st African-American collector of folk songs and spirituals, dies at 52 or 54
  • RenĂ© [Raphael] Viviani, French premier (1914-15), dies at 61