On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1925

Historical Events

Historic Event

John T. Scopes found guilty of teaching evolution in the “Scopes monkey trial” in Dayton, Tennessee, fined $100 and costs

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Checco, actor (Extreme Close-up), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Johnny Peirson, Canadian ice hockey right wing (NHL All Star 1950, 51; Boston Bruins) and broadcaster (WBZ and WSBK), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2021)
  • Lovro Zupanovic, Croatian composer, born in Šibenik, Croatia (d. 2004)
1925 Highlights

About July 21, 1925

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer