December 12, 1925 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Arthur Heinman coins term "motel"; opens Motel Inn, San Luis Obispo
  • Last Qajar Shah of Iran deposed; Rezā Shāh Pahlavi takes over

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Medina surrenders to Saudi forces led by Sultan Abdulaziz Ibn Saud

Founder of Saudi Arabia Ibn Saud
Founder of Saudi Arabia
Ibn Saud

Birthdays in History

  • Ahmad Shamlou, Iranian poet (d. 2000)
  • Cora Lee Johnson, social activist for rural poor