On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1926

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Giacomo Puccini's opera "Turandot" premieres in Milan

Composer Giacomo Puccini
Giacomo Puccini
  • Persian cossack officer Reza Chan crowns himself Shah Palawi

Famous Birthdays

  • Gertrude Fröhlich-Sandner, Austrian politician (Social Democratic Party of Austria), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2008)
  • Paul Walter Fürst, Austrian musician and composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Ellen Key, Swedish author and feminist (Courageous Woman), dies at 76
1926 Highlights

About April 25, 1926

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus