Sunday 16 August 1925US date format: 8/16/1925, UK date format: 16/8/1925
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1925). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mal Waldron and Oscar Peterson.
The Merry Widow, directed by Erich von Stroheim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925
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- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944