What Happened on May 5, 1925

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Afrikaans is established as an official language in South Africa.
  • John T Scopes arrested for teaching evolution in Tennessee

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ty Cobb goes 6 for 6, (16 total bases)

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • Yankee Everett Scott is benched, ending his 1,307-game playing streak

Famous Birthdays

  • Leo Ryan, United States Congressman (d. 1978)
  • Monica Lewis, actress (Box Office)
  • Mykola Plaviuk, Rusiv, Poland, Ukranian president (1978-81), (d. 2012)