September 1925 in History

Events in History

  • 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)
  • Sep 13 1st US University for Blacks, Xavier University, opens in New Orleans
  • Sep 22 Yank Ben Paschal hits 2 inside-the-park-homers
  • Sep 23 George Kaufman's "Butter & Egg Man" premieres in NYC
  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 3 Bengt Lindström, Swedish artist (d. 2008)
  • Sep 4 Forrest Carter, American author (d. 1979)
  • Sep 5 Jos Vandeloo, Flemish journalist/playwright (Cola Drinkers)
  • Sep 5 Justin Kaplan, editor and biographer (Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain - Pulitzer Price 1967), born in New York City (d. 2014)
  • Sep 7 Allan Blakeney, Canadian politician
  • Sep 7 Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, businesswoman and co-founder of Laura Ashley, born in Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 1985)
  • Sep 14 M L de Braauw, Dutch minister (DS'70)
  • Sep 14 Ruth Mompati, South African sec of Nelson Mandela/W Sisulu
  • Sep 15 Carlo Rambaldi, Vigarano Mainarda, Italy, Special effects artist (Alien, E.T.), (d. 2012)
  • Sep 16 Charles Haughey, Irish president (1979-81, 82, 87-92)
  • Sep 20 Ananda Mahidol, King of Thailand (d. 1946)
  • Sep 23 Denis Twitchett, Cambridge scholar, and Chinese historian (d. 2006)
  • Sep 24 Autar Singh Paintal, Indian medical scientist (d. 2004)
  • Sep 25 William Edgar Mitchell, physicist
  • Sep 25 Paul MacCready, engineer/inventor (1st man-powered aircraft)
  • Sep 27 Viscount Rothermere, English press magnate (Daily Mail, Evening News)
  • Sep 27 Robert Edwards, Batley, Yorkshire, physiologist (IVF pioneer, Nobel 2010), (d. 2013)
  • Sep 28 Seymour Cray, inventor (Cray I computer)
  • Sep 29 John Balcombe, Lord Chief Justice of Appeal
  • Sep 29 John Tower, (Sen-R-Tx)
  • Sep 29 Trevor Hughes, water engineer
  • Sep 30 Gwyn A Williams, historian/socialist

Deaths in History

  • Sep 7 John Wesley Work Jr., 1st African-American collector of folk songs and spirituals, dies at 52 or 54
  • Sep 7 René [Raphael] Viviani, French premier (1914-15), dies at 61
  • Sep 16 Alexander Alexandrovich Friedman, Russian physicist (b. 1888)
  • Sep 29 E Runar Schildt, Finnish writer (Galgmannen), dies at 36
  • Sep 29 Leon VA Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920), dies at 74