Historical Events for August 1925
Events 1 - 25 of 25
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.
9th - Only time Babe Ruth pinch-hit for, Bobby Veach flies out
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 - Belgian & US sign treaty about war debts
Baseball Legend Babe Ruth 18th - Cardinal Mercier warns Belgians against socialism/liberalism
20th - WJR-AM in Detroit MI begins radio transmissions
21st - BV Emmen soccer team forms
24th - 39th U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Wills Moody beats Kathleen McKane Godfree (3-6, 6-0, 6-2)
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