On This Day

August 17, 1925 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in History

  • John Hawkes, American writer (2nd Skin), born in Stamford, Connecticut (d. 1998)
  • John Howard Purnell, Welsh chemist (Royal Society of Chemistry), born in Rhondda, South Wales (d. 1996)

Deaths in History

  • Ioan Slavici, Transylvanian writer of Romanian origin (b. 1848)
1925 in History