What Happened in 1925

Significant Events

  • Jan 3 Benito Mussolini dissolves Italian parliament/becomes dictator
  • Jul 18 Adolf Hitler publishes Mein Kampf (original title was the catchy "Four and a Half Years (of Struggle) Against Lies, Stupidity and Cowardice")
  • Jul 21 John T. Scopes found guilty of teaching evolution in the “Scopes monkey trial”, Dayton, Tennessee, fined $100 & costs
  • Aug 8 1st national march of Ku Klux Klan (200,000) in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 12 Last Qajar Shah of Iran deposed; Rezā Shāh Pahlavi takes over
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World Leaders in 1925

Famous Weddings

  • Jan 26 Politician Seán MacBride (21) weds Catalina Bulfin in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jan 28 Actress Gloria Swanson (25) weds aristocrat Henri de la Falaise (26) in Paris, France
  • Feb 7 Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (29) weds actress Estelle Taylor (30)
  • Apr 15 Russian writer ("Lolita") Vladimir Nabokov (26) marries fellow Russian writer Vera Evseevna Slonim (23) in Berlin
  • Apr 23 Film producer Samuel Goldwyn (42) weds actress Frances Howard (21)

Famous Divorces

  • Aug 5 Turkish President Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (44) divorces wife Latife Hanim after 2 years of marriage
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