What Happened on May 1, 1925

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • A's Jimmie Foxx, 17, 1st game; he pinch-hits a single
  • Cyprus becomes a British Crown Colony

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Bednarik, Penn, NFL hall of fame center/linebacker (Philadelphia)
  • Malcolm Scott Carpenter, Boulder Colo, astronaut (Mercury 7-Aurora 7)
  • Scott Carpenter, Boulder, CO, pilot and astronaut (d. 2013)