What Happened in June 1925

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 1 Lou Gehrig replaces Wally Pipp (1st of record 2130 consecutive games)

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 3 Eddie Collins, is 6th to get 3,000 hits

Baseball Legend Eddie Collins
Baseball Legend
Eddie Collins
  • Jun 3 Goodyear airship "Pilgrim" makes the first with an enclosed cabin
  • Jun 5 29th US Golf Open: Willie Macfarlane shoots a 291 at Worcester CC Mass

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 6 Walter Chrysler founds automobile manufacturer Chrysler Corporation

Founder of Chrysler Walter Chrysler
Founder of Chrysler
Walter Chrysler
  • Jun 6 30th Men's French Championships: Rene Lacoste beats Jean Borotra (7-5, 6-1, 6-4)
  • Jun 6 30th Women's French Championships: Suzanne Lenglen beats Kitty McKane (6-1, 6-2)
  • Jun 10 Inaugural service for the United Church of Canada, a union of Presbyterian, Methodist, and Congregationalist churches held in Toronto Arena.
  • Jun 12 William DeHart Hubbard of US, sets long jump record at 25' 10 3/4"
  • Jun 13 57th Belmont: Albert Johnson aboard American Flag wins in 2:16.8
  • Jun 13 Charles Jenkins demonstrates the transmission of synchronized pictures and sound (early television)
  • Jun 15 Philadelphia As go into bottom of 8th inning trailing 15-4, then score 13 times to defeat Cleveland 17-15
  • Jun 16 The most famous Young Pioneer camp of the USSR, Artek, is established
  • Jun 16 The Union Government rejects a round-table conference with India on the grounds that it will constitute interference in South African affairs
  • Jun 22 Spain & France fight Morocco
  • Jun 23 British warship fires on Hong Kong harbor strikers
  • Jun 23 Landslides create 3-mile long "Slide Lake" (Gros Ventre Wyoming)
  • Jun 25 Military putsch under Gen Theodorus Pangulos in Greece

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 26 60th British Golf Open: Jim Barnes shoots a 300 at Prestwick Golf Club

Pioneering Golfer Jim Barnes
Pioneering Golfer
Jim Barnes

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 26 "The Gold Rush", directed, starring and written by Charlie Chaplin, is released

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin
  • Jun 29 Canada House opens in London, England.
  • Jun 30 Charles Jenkins is granted the U.S. patent for Transmitting Pictures over Wireless (early television)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 Richard Erdman, Enid Ok, actor (Stalag 17, Anything Goes)
  • Jun 1 Dilia Díaz Cisneros, Venezuelan teacher
  • Jun 3 Gerhard Zwerenz, writer
  • Jun 3 Thomas Winning, Roman Catholic archbishop (Glasgow)
  • Jun 3 Tony Curtis, [Bernard Schwartz], actor (Some Like It Hot), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jun 4 Antonio Puchades, Spanish footballer (23 caps), born in Sueca, Spain (d. 2013)
  • Jun 5 Art Donovan, NFL defensive tackle (Balt, NY Yanks, Dallas), (d. 2013)
  • Jun 5 Bill Hayes, Harvey Ill, actor (Your Show of Shows, Days of our Life)
  • Jun 5 Dorothy Claire, LaPorte Ind, singer (Winchell & Mahoney)
  • Jun 5 William L Dickinson, (Rep-R-AL, 1965- )
  • Jun 7 Camille Flammarion, French astronomer/writer (Thunder & Lightning)
  • Jun 7 Pieternella "Nel" van Arem, Dutch actress (Sea Gull)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 8 Barbara Bush, US First Lady (1989-93), born in NYC, New York

US First Lady Barbara Bush
US First Lady
Barbara Bush
  • Jun 8 Eddie Gaedel, 3'7" St Louis Browns pinch-hitter (he walked)
  • Jun 8 Del Ennis, baseball player (d. 1996)
  • Jun 9 Roy Hughes, Baron Islwyn, British politician (L), born in Pontllanfraith, Monmouthshire (d. 2003)
  • Jun 9 Keith Laumer [Anthony LeBaron], American sci-fi author (Retief's War), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 1993)
  • Jun 10 Don Costa, actor (Impossible Years, Soul of Nigger Charlie)
  • Jun 10 Nat Hentoff, columnist/novelist (Village Voice, The Cold Society)
  • Jun 11 William Styron, Va, novelist (Confess of Nat Turner, Sophie's Choice)
  • Jun 11 Richard White, Gisborne, New Zealand, rugby union player (55 games as an All Black), (d. 2012)
  • Jun 13 Hans Fellner, bookseller
  • Jun 14 Barbara Hammer Avedon, scriptwriter
  • Jun 14 David Bache, British car designer (Rover), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1994)
  • Jun 14 Pierre Salinger, newsman (ABC)/press secretary (John F. Kennedy)
  • Jun 15 Gene Baker, baseball player
  • Jun 15 Jaime Sabines, Mexican poet (Tarumba, Maltiempes)
  • Jun 16 Faith Domergue, actress (House of 7 Corpses), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jun 16 Richard Jacobs, philanthropist/sports owner (Cleveland Indians)
  • Jun 17 Keith Larsen, Salt Lake City Utah, actor (Hunter, Brave Eagle)
  • Jun 18 Herman "Ace" Wallace, blues guitarist/singer
  • Jun 18 Rex Collings, writer/publisher
  • Jun 18 Robert Arthur, Aberdeen Wash, actor (12 O'Clock High, Just For You)
  • Jun 19 Alfred B Nzo, South African sec-gen ANC (1969- )
  • Jun 19 Charlie Drake, British comic (Plank, Rhubarb Rhubarb, Splish Splash)
  • Jun 20 Audie Murphy, Kingston, Texas, most decorated American WW II hero/actor (Destry, Joe Butterfly)
  • Jun 20 Doris Hart, American tennis player (6 Grand Slams), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2015)
  • Jun 21 Maureen Stapleton, actress (Airport, Coccoon, Plaza Suite), born in Troy, New York
  • Jun 21 Giovanni Spadolini, Italian politician (d. 1994)
  • Jun 23 Amada Galvez Santos Ocampo, composer
  • Jun 23 Art Modell [Arthur Bertram], American businessman (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, Modells Stores), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • Jun 23 Richard Barber, cricketer (scored 12 & 5 in only Test NZ v WI 1956)
  • Jun 23 Miriam Karlin, English actress
  • Jun 23 Oliver Smithies, British biochemist (2007 Noble Prize for gene targeting), born in Halifax (d. 2017)
  • Jun 24 Len Jagger, English businessman/multi-millionaire
  • Jun 25 Clifton Chenier, blues singer (Bayou Blues), born in Opelousas, Louisiana
  • Jun 25 June Lockhart, American actress (Lassie, Lost in Space, Petticoat Junction), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 25 Robert Venturi, architect (Levittown NY, Las Vegas), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 25 Ziggy Talent, singer (Vaughn Monroe Show), born in Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Jun 25 Ted Stepien, American business (d. 2007)
  • Jun 26 Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II)
  • Jun 27 Doc Pomus [Jerome Solon Felder], American blues singer and songwriter ("Save the Last Dance for Me", born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1991)
  • Jun 28 Anne Mackenzie, South African long distance athlete
  • Jun 29 Cara Williams, American actress (Pete & Gladys, Cara Williams Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 29 Hale Smith, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2009)
  • Jun 29 Giorgio Napolitano, Italian politician
  • Jun 30 Jim Levitch, horse trainer
  • Jun 30 Micheline Lannoy, Belgian figure skating pairs (Olympic gold 1948)
  • Jun 30 Will Gay Bottje, composer

Famous Weddings


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 1 Businessman Howard Hughes marries 1st wife Ella Rice

Aviator and Businessman Howard Hughes
Aviator and Businessman
Howard Hughes

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 7 Three Stooges leader Moe Howard (28) weds Helen Schonberger

Comedian Moe Howard
Comedian
Moe Howard

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 1 Lucien Guitry, French actor (La Dame aux camélias), dies at 64
  • Jun 4 Gheorghe Dima, composer, dies at 77
  • Jun 4 Pierre Louys, [PF Louis], French writer (Aphrodite), dies
  • Jun 16 Chittaranjan Das, Indian patriot and freedom fighter (b. 1870)
  • Jun 16 Emmett Hardy, American musician (b. 1903)
  • Jun 20 Wilhelm Posse, composer, dies at 72
  • Jun 20 Josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist (b. 1842)
  • Jun 21 Jan H Leopold, poet/classical (translated Omar Khayyam), dies at 60
  • Jun 22 Felix Klein, German mathematician (b. 1849)