On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1925

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jury selection takes place in US John T. Scopes evolution trial

Teacher Convicted for Teaching Evolution John T. Scopes
Teacher Convicted for Teaching Evolution
John T. Scopes
  • Meher Baba begins his silence of 44 years. His followers still observe Silence Day on this date in commemoration.
  • USSR's official news agency TASS forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothea Hochleitner, Austrian giant slalom (Olympic bronze 1956), born in Bad Gastein, Austria (d. 2012)

Person of interestMahathir bin Mohamad

Mahathir bin Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia (1981-2003 and 2018-), born in Alor Setar, Malaysia

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad
Malaysian Prime Minister
Mahathir bin Mohamad

1925 Highlights

About July 10, 1925

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer