What Happened in 1925

Significant Events

  • Jan 3 Benito Mussolini dissolves the Italian parliament and proclaims himself dictator of Italy, taking the title "Il Duce" (the Leader)
  • Jul 18 Adolf Hitler publishes Mein Kampf (original title was the catchy "Four and a Half Years (of Struggle) Against Lies, Stupidity and Cowardice")
  • Jul 21 John T. Scopes found guilty of teaching evolution in the “Scopes monkey trial”, Dayton, Tennessee, fined $100 & costs
  • Aug 8 1st national march of Ku Klux Klan (between 25,000 and 40,000 marchers) in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 12 Last Qajar Shah of Iran deposed; Rezā Shāh Pahlavi takes over
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1925 in Film & TV

1925 in Music

  • Nov 11 Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five record begin their first recording session
  • Nov 28 Grand Ole Opry premieres as WSM Barn Dance on WSM radio Nashville, Tennessee

World Leaders in 1925

Famous Weddings

Famous Divorces

  • Aug 5 Turkish President Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (44) divorces wife Latife Hanim after 2 years of marriage
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