On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1925

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mikhail Frunze replaces Leon Trotsky as People's Commissioner of Military and Native Affairs (Minister of Defence) as Trotsky and Joseph Stalin battle for power in the aftermath of Vladimir Lenin's death

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky
Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader
Vladimir Lenin

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Mussolini forms a cabinet composed entirely of Fascists in Italy

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini

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Paavo Nurmi, sets indoor record, 4:13.6 mile & 14:44.6 5,000m

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi

Famous Birthdays

  • John Z. DeLorean, American automaker (DeLorean), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2005)
1925 Highlights

About January 6, 1925

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn