What Happened in 1925 (Part 3)

Historical Events

Events 201 - 300 of 313

  • Aug 5 Plaid Cymru is formed with the aim of disseminating knowledge of the Welsh language, which is in danger of dying out.
  • Aug 7 League of Nation advises against Turk/Iraqi division of Mosoelgebied
  • Aug 8 1st national march of Ku Klux Klan (200,000) in Washington, D.C.

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Aug 9 Only time Babe Ruth pinch-hit for, Bobby Veach flies out

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Aug 10 Hurricane strikes Borculo, 4 die
  • Aug 12 KMA-AM in Shenandoah IA begins radio transmissions
  • Aug 12 The first cast of Alpha Psi Omega, drawn from The Masquers of Fairmont College, West Virginia, is initiated.
  • Aug 14 Mount Rushmore Monument first proposed
  • Aug 14 The original Hetch Hetchy Moccasin Powerhouse is completed and goes on line.
  • Aug 15 Norway annexes Spitsbergen
  • Aug 15 White Sox Dickie Kerr, 1st appearance since winning 2 world series games in 1919
  • Aug 18 Belgium & US sign treaty about war debts
  • Aug 18 Cardinal Mercier warns Belgians against socialism/liberalism
  • Aug 20 WJR-AM in Detroit MI begins radio transmissions
  • Aug 21 BV Emmen soccer team forms

Sport awardTennis Open

Aug 24 39th U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Wills Moody beats Kathleen McKane Godfree (3-6, 6-0, 6-2)

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody
  • Aug 25 Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters organizes (Harlem NY)
  • Aug 25 Last Belgian troops vacate Duisburg
  • Aug 28 Meteorite falls on Ellemeet, Schouwen, Devil Island
  • Aug 29 After a night on the town, Babe Ruth shows up late for batting practice Miller Huggins suspends Ruth & slaps a $5,000 fine on him
  • Aug 30 6th Iron pilgrim at Diksmuide Belgium
  • Sep 1 Pierre de Coubertin steps down as chairman of Intl Olympic Committee
  • Sep 3 1st international handball match held
  • Sep 3 The airship USS Shenandoah (ZR-1) crashes in a storm near Caldwell, Ohio, killing 14, 29 survive
  • Sep 5 112 F (44°C), Centerville, Alabama (state record)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 5 29th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Bobby Jones

Golfer Bobby Jones
Bobby Jones
  • Sep 12 20th Davis Cup: USA beats France in Philadelphia (5-0)
  • Sep 13 1st US University for Blacks, Xavier University, opens in New Orleans
  • Sep 13 Bkln Dodger Dazzy Vance no-hits Phillies, 10-1
  • Sep 18 Bill Tilden wins 6th straight US tennis championship
  • Sep 19 45th U.S. Men's National Championship: Bill Tilden beats Bill Johnston (4-6, 11-9, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3)
  • Sep 22 Yank Ben Paschal hits 2 inside-the-park-homers
  • Sep 23 George Kaufman's "Butter & Egg Man" premieres in NYC
  • Sep 23 Washington shortstop Roger Peckinpaugh is named AL MVP

Sport awardGolf Major

Sep 26 8th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen at Olympia Fields CC Matteson Ill

Golfer Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen
  • Sep 26 Italian sub "Sebastiano Veniero" lost off Sicily with 54 dead
  • Sep 29 French Gen of Morocco, marshal Lyautey, is dismissed
  • Sep 29 Greek republican constitution enforced
  • Sep 30 General Pangulos disbands Greek parliament

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Oct 4 Harry Heilmann's 6 hits edges Ty Cobb .393 to .389 as batting champ

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • Oct 5 WSM-AM in Nashville Tenn begins radio transmissions
  • Oct 5 The Lacarno Conference meets: Germany agrees to recognise their frontiers with France and Belgium and will apply for membership in the League of Nations
  • Oct 6 Greek premier Papanastasiou orders gen Pangulos arrested
  • Oct 11 Belgian episcopelian speaks against Flemish activism
  • Oct 11 NY Giants play 1st NFL game, lose to Providence 14-0
  • Oct 12 Albert Michelsen runs world record marathon (2:19:01.8)
  • Oct 12 German-Russian trade agreement signed
  • Oct 14 Anti-French uprising in Damascus (French inhabitants flee)
  • Oct 15 Pittsburgh Pirates beat Wash Senators, 4 games to 3 in 22nd World Series
  • Oct 15 Willem Landre's opera "Beatrice" premieres in The Hague
  • Oct 16 Peace accord of Locarno signed (Rhine Pact)
  • Oct 16 Texas School Board prohibits teaching of evolution
  • Oct 18 -20] French Gen Sarrail bombs Damascus
  • Oct 18 Salt Lake City (PCL) Tony Lazzeri hits his 60th HR of the season
  • Oct 19 Italian army takes Somalia
  • Oct 21 Sidney Howards "Lucky Sam McGarver" premieres in NYC
  • Oct 25 Lester Patrick takes over NY Rangers
  • Oct 25 Rightist German ministers disavows Treaty of Locarno
  • Oct 27 Water skis patented by Fred Waller
  • Oct 30 KUT-AM in Austin TX begins radio transmissions
  • Oct 31 Cossack officer Reza Chan replaces sultan Ahmad as Shah of Persia
  • Nov 1 VARA, Vereniging van Workers Radio Amateurs forms in Amsterdam

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Nov 5 Mussolini disbands Italian socialist parties

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Nov 6 British secret agent Sidney Reilly ('Ace of Spies') is executed by the OGPU, the secret police of the Soviet Union.
  • Nov 7 Italians liberal-national party joins fascist
  • Nov 9 German NSDAP (Nazi party) forms Schutzstaffel (SS)

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Nov 9 Robert A. Millikan confirms the existence of cosmic rays from outer space in a speech to the National Academy of Sciences at Madison, Wisconsin

  • Nov 11 Earnest Thalmann becomes chairman of German KPD

Music releaseMusic Recording

Nov 11 Louis Armstrong records 1st of Hot Five & Hot Seven recordings

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong
  • Nov 11 Night of Kersten - Colijn Dutch government falls by SGP-amendement
  • Nov 11 Robert A. Millikan announces discovery of cosmic rays
  • Nov 12 US & Italy sign peace accord about war debts
  • Nov 16 American Association for Advancement of Atheism forms (NY)
  • Nov 16 Philip Barry's "In a Garden" premieres in NYC

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Nov 21 Red Grange plays final Univ of Illinois game, signs with Chicago Bears

NFL halfback Red Grange
NFL halfback
Red Grange
  • Nov 24 1st radio-broadcast of Dutch KRO (Catholic Radio Broadcast)
  • Nov 24 Eugene O'Neill Theater (Coronet, Forrest) opens at 230 W 49th St NYC
  • Nov 25 KPD proposes German Parliament expropriate possession of monarchy
  • Nov 26 Netherlands & Germany sign trade agreement
  • Nov 27 German Parliament ratifies treaty of Locarno
  • Nov 28 7th French government of Briand sworn-in
  • Nov 28 Grand Ole Opry premieres as WSM Barn Dance on WSM radio Nashville Tn

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Nov 28 NHL goalie Georges Vezina collapses & dies 4 months later of TB

NHL Goalie Georges Vezina
NHL Goalie
Georges Vezina
  • Dec 1 Treaty of Locarno signed
  • Dec 5 13th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Senators defeats Win Tammany Tigers, 24-1
  • Dec 5 Hans Luther forced to resign as Chancellor and head of the German Weimar government
  • Dec 6 Italy, Britain & Egypt sign Jaghbub accord (Italy)
  • Dec 6 Record 73,000 pay to watch Chicago Bears beat NY Giants 19-7
  • Dec 7 Biltmore Theater opens at 261 W 47th St NYC
  • Dec 7 Noel Coward's "Easy Virtue" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 9 AL extends Ban Johnson's contract to 1935 & raise to $40,000
  • Dec 9 Pro football a hit in NYC; Grange & Bears beat Giants before 73,000

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Dec 10 George Bernard Shaw awarded Nobel prize

  • Dec 11 Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Quas Primas
  • Dec 12 Arthur Heinman coins term "motel"; opens Motel Inn, San Luis Obispo
  • Dec 12 Last Qajar Shah of Iran deposed; Rezā Shāh Pahlavi takes over

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Dec 12 Medina surrenders to Saudi forces led by Sultan Abdulaziz Ibn Saud

Founder of Saudi Arabia Ibn Saud
Founder of Saudi Arabia
Ibn Saud
  • Dec 15 1st hockey game at Madison Sq Garden, Mont Candiens 3, NY Americans 1
  • Dec 15 1st road with a depressed trough (Texas) opens to traffic
  • Dec 16 Alpha Phi Omega national service fraternity is founded at Lafayette College.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 659

  • Apr 16 Edie Adams, Kingston Pa, Mrs Ernie Kovacs (Murial Cigar), actress
  • Apr 17 Anne Harris, CEO (National Federation of Women's Institutes)
  • Apr 17 John Yates, bishop (Lambeth England)
  • Apr 17 Joyce Buck, actress/interior designer
  • Apr 18 Bob Hastings, American actor (McHale's Navy, All in the Family), born in Brooklyn, New York, (d. 2014)
  • Apr 18 Lionel Edmund "Sonny" Taylor, musician
  • Apr 18 Robert Caldwell Crawford, composer
  • Apr 19 Hugh O'Brian [Krampke], actor (Wyatt Earp, Search), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2016)
  • Apr 20 Ernie Stautner, NFL tackle (Steelers)/WLAF head coach (Galaxy)
  • Apr 20 Richard Hoffmann, Austrian composer, born in Vienna
  • Apr 22 Christopher Ball, Oxford, warden (Keble College)
  • Apr 22 George Cole, English actor (Minder, Vampire Lovers), born in London, England (d.2015)
  • Apr 25 Anthony Christopher, British trade unionist
  • Apr 25 Kay E. Kuter, American actor (d. 2003)
  • Apr 26 Jørgen Ingmann, Danish musician
  • Apr 26 Frank Hahn, British economist (Hahn's Problem), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2013)
  • Apr 26 Michele Ferrero, Italian entrepreneur (Ferrero SpA - Nutella), born in Dogliani, Piedmont (d. 2015)
  • Apr 29 Ab Abspoel, Dutch actor/director (Surprise Attack, Elevator)
  • Apr 29 Danny Davis [George Nowlan], country musician (Nashville Brass), born in Randolph, Massachusetts (d. 2008)
  • Apr 29 Ned Austin, American character actor (d. 2007)
  • Apr 30 Corinne Calvet, actress (Phantom of Hollywood), born in Paris, France
  • Apr 30 Johnny Horton, country music and rockabilly singer (The Battle of New Orleans), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1960)
  • May 1 Chuck Bednarik, Penn, NFL hall of fame center/linebacker (Philadelphia)
  • May 1 Malcolm Scott Carpenter, Boulder Colo, astronaut (Mercury 7-Aurora 7)
  • May 1 Scott Carpenter, Boulder, CO, pilot and astronaut (d. 2013)
  • May 2 David Ironside, cricketer (South African swing bowler in 3 Tests v NZ 1953-54)
  • May 2 Roscoe Lee Browne, Woodbury NJ, actor (McCoy, Saunders-Soap)
  • May 2 Svatopluk Havelka, composer
  • May 2 John Neville, English theatre and film actor
  • May 3 Nina Bara, Buenos Aires Arg, actress (Tonga-Space Patrol)
  • May 4 Peter Blum, German/South African/English poet (Capricorn)
  • May 4 Maurice R. Greenberg, American businessman
  • May 5 Monica Lewis, actress (Box Office)
  • May 5 Leo Ryan, United States Congressman (d. 1978)
  • May 5 Mykola Plaviuk, Rusiv, Poland, Ukranian president (1978-81), (d. 2012)
  • May 6 Patrick Meany, CEO (Rank Organization)
  • May 8 Ali Hassan Mwinyi, president of Tanzania (1985- )
  • May 8 Lord Jauncey of Tullichettle, lord of appeal in ordinary
  • May 9 Peter Leng, Master General of the Ordnance
  • May 10 Edward Fursdon, British Maj-Gen (defense council)
  • May 11 Rhodes Boyson, British politician and author (Black Papers), born in Haslingden, Lancashire (d. 2012)
  • May 11 Edward J. King, 66th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 2006)
  • May 11 William Glasser, psychiatrist (reality therapy, choice theory), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2013)
  • May 12 John Simon, theater critic (NY Times)

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May 12 Yogi Berra [Lawrence Peter Berra], American baseball catcher, coach and manager (NY Yankees, Mets), born in St. Louis Missouri (d. 2015)

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra

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May 12 Tony Hancock, actor (Rebel, Wrong Box), born in Birmingham, England

Comedian Tony Hancock
Tony Hancock
  • May 14 Patrice Munsel, soprano (Patrice Munsel Show), born in Spokane, Washington
  • May 14 Tristram Ogilvie Cary, composer
  • May 14 Al Porcino, American jazz trumpet player
  • May 15 Andrey Yakoulevich Eshpay, composer
  • May 15 Emmanuel Ghent, composer
  • May 15 Jos Jacobs, Flemish director (Madonna of Nedermunster)
  • May 15 Mary Lyon, English geneticist (X-chromosome inactivation), born in Norwich, Norfolk (d. 2014)
  • May 16 Bobbejaan Schoepen, Belgian entertainer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 19 Malcolm X [Little], African American human rights activist and Muslim minister, born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1965)

African American Activist Malcolm X
African American Activist
Malcolm X
  • May 19 Guy Provost, French Canadian actor (d. 2004)
  • May 20 D French Slaughter Jr, (Rep-R-VA, 1985- )
  • May 20 Chester Ludgin, American baritone (d. 2003)
  • May 22 Jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (movement objects)
  • May 22 James King, American tenor (d. 2005)
  • May 23 Joshua Lederberg, American molecular biologist, Nobel laureate (d. 2008)
  • May 23 Mac Wiseman, American musician
  • May 24 Francois J [Frank] le Roux, chief whip (South Afr Conserv Party)
  • May 24 Mai Zetterling, Vaeras Sweden, actress (Witches, Offbeat, Jet Storm)
  • May 25 Aldo Clementi, composer
  • May 25 Jeanne Crain, Barstow California, actress (Man Without a Star)
  • May 25 Don Liddle, baseball player (d. 2000)
  • May 26 Alec McCowen, Tunbridge Wells England, actor (Never Say Never Again)
  • May 27 John Moberly, diplomat
  • May 27 Tony Hillerman, American writer
  • May 28 Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Zehlendorf Germany, baritone (Doktor Faust), (d. 2012)
  • May 28 Martha Vickers, actress (Alimony, Man I Love, Ruthless), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • May 28 Bülent Ecevit, four term Turkish Prime Minister (between 1974 and 2002), born in Istanbul, Turkey
  • May 29 Sir Kenneth Couzens, Deputy Chairman of the British Coal Board
  • May 30 Claude Prey, French composer, born in Fleury sur Andelle (d. 1998)
  • May 30 Eddy Bruma, Suriname politician
  • May 30 Gerard John Toorenaar, political commissar in Amsterdam (1975-79)
  • 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

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