Historical Events for Year 1925

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Jan 1st - Norway's capital Christiania changes name to Oslo
Jan 1st - 11th Rose Bowl: Notre Dame beats Stanford, 27-10
Jan 2nd - Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region established (now in Tadzhik SSR)
Jan 3rd - Benito Mussolini dissolves Italian parliament/becomes dictator
Jan 4th - French psychologist Emil Coué brings his self-esteem therapy to US "Every day in every way I am getting better & better"
Jan 5th - James Gleason & Richard Tabers "Is zat so?" premieres in NYC
Jan 5th - Nellie Taylor Ross became governor of Wyoming, 1st woman governor in USA
Jan 5th - Under Polish control, Danzig establishes Port Gdansk post office
Jan 5th - French Baseball Federation awards silver medals to John McGraw, Charlie Comiskey, & Hugh Jennings
Jan 6th - Paavo Nurmi, sets indoor record, 4:13.6 mile & 14:44.6 5,000m
Jan 6th - Mussolini forms a cabinet composed entirely of Fascists, Italy
Jan 7th - Musical "Big Boy" with Al Jolson premieres in NYC
Jan 8th - 1st all-female US state supreme court appointed, Texas
Italian Dictator Benito MussoliniItalian Dictator Benito Mussolini Jan 9th - German Postal Minister A Hofle resigns due to corruption
Jan 10th - France-Saarland forms
Jan 10th - Miriam (Ma) Ferguson sworn in as TX gov, nation's 2nd woman governor
Jan 10th - Allies refuse to evacuate the Cologne area of Germany as agreed
Jan 11th - Frank Kellogg replaces Charles Hughes on as US Sect of State
Jan 12th - John Howard Lawson's "Processional" premieres in NYC
Jan 14th - Alban Berg's atonale opera "Wozzeck" premieres in Berlin
Jan 15th - Hans Luther forms German government, with DNVP
Jan 16th - Gen M Froense replaces Trotsky as People's Commissioner of Defense
Jan 16th - In the aftermath of Lenin's death, Stalin and Trotsky battle for leadership; today, Trotsky resigns as chairman of the Russian Revolutionary Military Council
Jan 19th - -48°F (-44°C), Van Buren, Maine (state record)
Jan 20th - The Soviet and Japan sign a convention resuming relations: Russia agrees to limit revolutionary activity of the Third Communist International, while Japan agrees to leave the Sakhalin
Russian Revolutionary Leon TrotskyRussian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky Jan 21st - Albanian parliament announces itself a republic; Ahmed Zogoe president
Jan 22nd - Albania Republic proclaimed under Pres Achmed Zogu
Jan 24th - Moving picture of a solar eclipse taken from dirigible over Long Island
Jan 24th - Sandler follows Branting as premier of Sweden
Jan 28th - -46°F (-43°C), Pittsburgh, New Hampshire (state record)
Jan 29th - British Liberal Party chooses David Lloyd George as leader
Jan 30th - Turkish government throws out Constantine VI of Constantinople
Jan 31st - Premier Ahmed Zogu becomes president of Angola
Jan 31st - 18th Women's Australasian Championships: Daphne Akhurst beats Esna Boyd (1-6, 8-6, 6-4)
Jan 31st - 18th Men's Australasian Championships: James Anderson beats Gerald Patterson (11-9, 2-6, 6-2, 6-3)
Feb 1st - 1st national conference of KPD's Rotfrontkämpferbund in Berlin
Feb 2nd - Belgian episcopacy rejects liberalism, communism & socialism
Feb 2nd - Dogsleds reach Nome with emergency diphtheria serum after 1000-km
Feb 2nd - NL holds Golden Jubilee Year meeting at same hotel where NL began
Feb 8th - Kaufman & Berlin's "cocoanuts" premieres in NYC
Feb 8th - Marcus Garvey enters federal prison in Atlanta
Feb 9th - German Minister Stresemann proposes security treaty with France
Feb 9th - Haifa Technion (Israel) opens
Feb 10th - 1st waterless gas storage tank put into service, Michigan City, Ind
Feb 10th - AL decides to alternate leagues for game 1 of World Series each year
Feb 12th - 1st federal arbitration law approved by Congress
Feb 12th - E Thieffry departs with Handley Page for the Belgian Congo
Feb 12th - Estonia bans communist Party
Feb 13th - US Congress makes Surpreme Court appeal more difficult
Feb 14th - State of emergency crisis in Bavaria ends, NSDAP re-allowed
Feb 21st - 1st issue of "New Yorker" magazine published
Feb 21st - Mass meeting of SPD's Reichsbanner Black-Red-Gold in Magdeburg
Feb 24th - Thermite explosive 1st used to break up ice jam, Waddington, NY
Feb 25th - Glacier Bay National Monument established in Alaska
Feb 25th - US female Figure Skating championship won by Beatrix Loughran
Feb 25th - US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Nathaniel Niles
Feb 25th - The diplomatic relations between Japan and the Soviet Union were established.
Feb 26th - Jihad against Turkish government
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf HitlerDictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler Feb 27th - Hitler resurrects NSDAP political party in Munich
Feb 27th - Test Cricket debut of Clarrie Grimmett, who took 5-45 & 6-37 v England
Feb 28th - "Tea For Two" by Marion Harris hit #1
Feb 28th - Congress authorizes a special handling stamp
Feb 28th - Longest win streak in Toronto Maple Leaf history (9 games)
Feb 28th - Theater Museum of Amsterdam forms
Mar 2nd - Dutch Socialists demand drastic disarmament
Mar 2nd - Japan's House of Representatives recognizes male suffrage
Mar 2nd - Nationwide road numbering system & US shield marker adopted
Mar 2nd - SDAP-Second-Faction of parliament demands drastic disarmament
Mar 4th - Pres Coolidge's inauguration broadcast live on 21 radio stations
Mar 4th - Swain's Island (near American Samoa) annexed by US
Mar 6th - Belgium annexes Eupen, Malmö dy & Sankt Vith
Mar 7th - American Negro Congress organizes
Mar 9th - Pink's War, the first RAF operation conducted independently of the Army or Navy, begins.
Mar 10th - Walter Mittelholzer is 1st to flies over Demawend mountain, Iran
Mar 12th - British government of Baldwin refuses to ratify Geneva agreement
Mar 13th - NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens sweep Toronto Arenas in 2 games
Mar 13th - Tennessee makes it unlawful to teach evolution
Mar 18th - (8) 60-MPH tornadoes speed Mo, In, Il, Ky, & Tn kills 689
Pope John XXIIIPope John XXIII Mar 19th - Angelo G Roncalli (later Pope John XXIII) becomes a bishop
Mar 21st - Edinburgh's Murreyfield Stadium officially opens
Mar 21st - Iran adopts Khorshidi solar Hijrah calendar
Mar 21st - The Butler Act, a Tennessee statue, is passed prohibiting the teaching of evolution
Mar 23rd - Tennessee becomes 1st state to outlaw teaching theory of evolution
Mar 24th - KSL-AM in Salt Lake City UT begins radio transmissions
Mar 27th - 84th Grand National: Maj. John Wilson aboard Double Chance wins
Mar 30th - Stalin supports rights of non-Serbian Yugoslavians
Mar 30th - Stanley Cup: Vict Cougars (WCHL) beat Canadiens (NHL), 3 games to 1
Mar 31st - WOWO-AM, Ft Wayne Indiana begins radio transmission (500 watts)
Apr 1st - 1st transmission of Danish state radio
Apr 1st - Hebrew University, Jerusalem dedicated [see May 9, 1925]
Soviet Union Premier Joseph StalinSoviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin Apr 3rd - Great Britain goes back to gold standard
Apr 3rd - Netherlands & Belgium sign accord of Westerschelde
Apr 5th - Belgian Workers Party wins parliamentary election
Apr 5th - Yankees whip Dodgers in exhibition 16-9 but Babe Ruth collapses in NC due to an ulcer
Apr 6th - 1st film shown on an airplane (British Air)
Apr 9th - Babe Ruth rushed to hospital
Apr 10th - Tsaritsyn re-named Stalingrad (now Volgograd)
Apr 10th - Scribners publishes "The Great Gatsby" by F Scott Fitzgerald
Apr 11th - Abd el-Krims Rifkabylen beats French army in Morocco
Apr 13th - Virginia Theater (ANTA, Guild) opens at 245 W 52nd St NYC
Apr 14th - 1st regular-season Cubs game to be broadcast on radio (WGN)
Apr 15th - NHL's NY Americans (formerly Hamilton Tigers) 1st game, lose 3-1
Apr 16th - During the Communist St Nedelya Church assault in Sofia, 150 are killed and 500 are wounded.
Baseball Legend Babe RuthBaseball Legend Babe Ruth Apr 17th - NY Yankee Babe Ruth has ulcer surgery
Apr 17th - Paul Painlevé succeeds Edouard Herriot as French premier
Apr 18th - World's Fair opens in Chicago
Apr 20th - 29th Boston Marathon won by Charles Mellor of Ill in 2:33:00.6
Apr 21st - Chuvash Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Chuvash ASSR
Apr 21st - No baseball games played in NL due to Charles Ebbets' funeral
Apr 21st - Noel Coward's "Fallen Angels" premieres in London
Apr 23rd - 1st London performance of operetta "Fasquita" staged
Apr 23rd - Pastor LH Perquin forms Union of Catholic Dutch Radio (KRO) forms
Apr 23rd - Having badly defeated Spain and driven her out of Spanish Morocco, the native Riffi, led by Abd-el-Krim, turn on the French in French Morocco
Apr 24th - 88°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in April
Apr 25th - Paul von Hindenburg elected president of Germany
Apr 26th - Pulitzer prize awarded to Edna Ferber for "So big"
Apr 28th - Kurdish rebels surrender to Turkish army
Apr 28th - Netherlands & Great Britain return to gold standard
Apr 30th - Automaker Dodge Brothers, Inc is sold to Dillon, Read & Company for $146 million plus $50 million for charity.
May 1st - A's Jimmie Foxx, 17, 1st game; he pinch-hits a single
May 1st - Cyprus becomes a British Crown Colony
May 2nd - Kezar Stadium opens in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park
May 4th - League of Nations conference on arms control & poison gas usage
May 5th - John T Scopes arrested for teaching evolution in Tennessee
MLB Legend Ty CobbMLB Legend Ty Cobb May 5th - Ty Cobb goes 6 for 6, (16 total bases)
May 5th - Yankee Everett Scott is benched, ending his 1,307-game playing streak
May 5th - Afrikaans is established as an official language in South Africa.
May 6th - Ty Cobb hits his 5th HR in 2 games tying Cap Ansons record of 1884
May 7th - Phillies have their 8th game postponed in a row
May 7th - Pirate shortstop Glenn Wright makes an unassisted triple play
May 8th - 50th Preakness: Clarence Kummer aboard Coventry wins in 1:59
May 8th - French colonial army beats Rifkabylen in Morocco
May 9th - Cornerstone for Hebrew University, Jerusalem laid
May 10th - To control demonstrations against foreigners, British troops in Shanghai fire into a crowd, leading to a boycott against British goods
May 11th - Communist Party of Holland splits
May 11th - Kara-Kalpak Autonomous Region constituted in RSFSR
May 12th - Uzbekistan & Kirgizistan become autonomous Soviet republics
Golfer Walter HagenGolfer Walter Hagen May 12th - Walter Hagen wins PGA golf tournament
May 14th - Virginia Woolf's novel Mrs Dalloway is published.
May 16th - 51st Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Flying Ebony wins in 2:07.6
May 17th - Cleveland Indian Tris Speaker gets his 3,000th hit
May 21st - Canadians allowed to sell beer
May 21st - George Lloyd, Baron Lloyd of Dolobran, becomes British High Commissioner in Egypt
May 21st - Roald Amundsun leaves Spitsbergen with 2 seaplanes to North Pole
May 26th - Babe Ruth is finally out of bed, 5 weeks after ulcer surgery
May 26th - Tigers' Ty Cobb is 1st to collect 1,000 extra-base hits (ends 1,139)
May 30th - British mariners shoot on demonstrators
May 30th - Peter DePaolo became 1st man to average over 100 mph at Indy
May 30th - Rogers Hornsby replaces Branch Rickey as manager of Cardinals
Author Virginia WoolfAuthor Virginia Woolf May 30th - In China protests erupt against the Great Powers infringing on Chinese sovereignty.

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