On This Day

August 12, 1925 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • KMA-AM in Shenandoah IA begins radio transmissions
  • The first cast of Alpha Psi Omega, drawn from The Masquers of Fairmont College, West Virginia, is initiated.

Birthdays in History

  • Dale Bumpers, American politician (Sen-D Arkansas, 1975-99), born in Charleston, Arkansas (d. 2016)
  • George Wetherill, American scientist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2006)
  • Norris McWhirter, English author (founded Guinness Book of World Records), born in Winchmore Hill, England (d. 2004)
  • Robin Nicholson, English metallurgist, born in Warwickshire, England
  • Ross McWhirter, English author (founded Guinness Book of World Records), born in Winchmore Hill, England (d. 1975)
1925 in History