Historical Events in September 1925

  • 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
Golfer
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 wins at Olympia Fields, Illinois

Golfer Walter Hagen
Golfer
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