1800s / 19th century history on the 25th of May
1803 : Ralph Waldo Emerson the American philosopher was born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA (died in 1882 aged 78).
1878 : Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore comic opera opened at the Opera Comique in London, England.
1900s / 20th century history on the 25th of May
1921 : Hal David, American songwriter was born Harold Lane David in New York City, USA (died in 2012 aged 91).Continue reading 25th MAY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY