July 1925 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 1 SDAP wins 4 chairs in Second-Parliamentary election
  • Jul 1 Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs created in UK
  • Jul 4 44 die when Dreyfus Hotel in Boston collapses
  • Jul 4 A's Lefty Grove beats Yanks Herb Pennock 1-0 in 15 innings
  • Jul 10 Jury selection took place in John T Scopes evolution trial
  • Jul 10 USSR's official news agency TASS forms
  • Jul 10 Meher Baba begins his silence of 44 years. His followers still observe Silence Day on this date in commemoration.
  • Jul 11 Queen Wilhelmina names H Colijn head of government
  • Jul 13 French occupation force begins evacuating country
  • Jul 16 The first parliament in Iraq opened by King Feisal in Baghdad
  • Jul 17 Tris Speaker, is 5th to get 3,000 hits

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 18 Adolf Hitler publishes Mein Kampf (original title was the catchy "Four and a Half Years (of Struggle) Against Lies, Stupidity and Cowardice")

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Jul 20 Beirut sultan Pasja al-Atrasj calls Druzen for holy war against France
  • Jul 20 Italian-Serbian/Croatian/Slav treaty about Dalmatie
  • Jul 21 "Monkey Trial" ends - John Scopes found guilty of teaching Darwinism
  • Jul 24 John T. Scopes found guilty of teaching evolution in the “Scopes monkey trial”, Dayton, Tennessee, fined $100 & costs
  • Jul 31 Last allied occupying troops leave Ruhrgebied
  • Jul 31 Unemployment Insurance Act passed in Britain

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 2 Patrice E Lumumba, Zaire, revolutionary/1st premier of Congo
  • Jul 2 Patrice Emery Lumumba, Katakokombe region of the Kasai Province of Belgian Congo, first Prime Minister of an independent Congo,
  • Jul 3 Michael Oliver, cardiologist, born in Borth, Wales (d. 2015)
  • Jul 6 Huub H Jacobse, member of Dutch 2nd chamber (Liberal)
  • Jul 7 Yvonne Mitchell, writer (Johnny Nobody, Genghis Khan), born in London, England
  • Jul 7 Wally Phillips, American radio personality (d. 2008)
  • Jul 9 Peter Ludwig, businessman/art collector
  • Jul 9 Thomas A Luken, (Rep-D-OH, 1973-74, 77- )
  • Jul 12 Roger Smith, CEO (General Motors)
  • Jul 13 Hilary Grover Barratt Brown, conservationist
  • Jul 18 Shirley Strickland de la Hunty, Australia, 100m dash (Oly-bronze-1948)
  • Jul 20 Jacques Delors, French economist/chairman European Committee (1985-95)
  • Jul 20 Frantz Fanon, Martinique, France, psychiatrist and philosopher (The Wretched of the Earth), (d. 1961)
  • Jul 24 Ignacio Aldecoa, Spanish writer (Gran Sol, Caballo the Pica)
  • Jul 26 Jerzy Einhorn, Polish-Swedish doctor, researcher and politician (d. 2000)
  • Jul 28 Bruce Matthews, newspaper executive
  • Jul 28 Kenneth M Stewart, euro MP for Merseyside West
  • Jul 28 Baruch S. Blumberg, American scientist, Nobel laureate

Weddings in History

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 4 American writer ("Gone with the Wind") Margaret Mitchell (24) marries 2nd husband John Marsh (29)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 1 Jan P Veth, Dutch painter/lithographer/art historian, dies at 61
  • Jul 7 Clarence Hudson White American photographer (b.. 1871)
  • Jul 13 Gerben Postma [Ids], Fries writer (Lytse Fryske Spraekleare), dies
  • Jul 18 Louis Nazaire Bégin, Roman Catholic cardinal and Archbishop of Quebec (b. 1840)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 26 William Jennings Bryan, American orator and statesman known as "The Great Commoner", dies at 65

US Politician William Jennings Bryan
US Politician
William Jennings Bryan
  • Jul 26 Gottlob Frege, German Mathematician, dies at 76