On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1925

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Teacher Convicted for Teaching Evolution John T. Scopes
Teacher Convicted for Teaching Evolution
John T. Scopes

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Checco, actor (Extreme Close-up), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Lovro Zupanovic, Croatian composer, born in Šibenik, Croatia (d. 2004)
1925 Highlights

About July 21, 1925

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer