Historical Events in August 1925

  • 1st Shortwave-radio link between Kootwijk & Netherland East-Indies
  • 3rd Last US troops leave Nicaragua (there since 1912)
  • 4th 1st Dutch Colijn government forms
  • 4th US marines leave Nicaragua after 13-year occupation
  • 5th Plaid Cymru is formed with the aim of disseminating knowledge of the Welsh language, which is in danger of dying out.
  • 7th League of Nation advises against Turk/Iraqi division of Mosoelgebied
  • 8th 1st national march of Ku Klux Klan (200,000) in Washington, D.C.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

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

Sport awardTennis Open

24th 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
  • 25th Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters organizes (Harlem NY)
  • 25th Last Belgian troops vacate Duisburg
  • 28th Meteorite falls on Ellemeet, Schouwen, Devil Island
  • 29th 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
  • 30th 6th Iron pilgrim at Diksmuide Belgium