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
  • 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, Sueca, Spain, footballer (23 caps), (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 [John] Keith Laumer, [Anthony LeBaron], US, sf author (Retief's War)
  • 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, Troy NY, actress (Airport, Coccoon, Plaza Suite)
  • Jun 21 Giovanni Spadolini, Italian politician (d. 1994)
  • Jun 23 Amada Galvez Santos Ocampo, composer
  • Jun 23 Art Modell, owner (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, Modells Stores), (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, Opelousas La, blues singer (Bayou Blues)
  • 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 Jerome "Doc" Pomus, Blues singer-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, Belgium, 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 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)