What Happened on March 21, 1925

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Edinburgh's Murreyfield Stadium officially opens
  • Iran adopts Khorshidi solar Hijri calendar
  • Tennessee governor Austin Peay passes the "Butler Act," making Tennessee the 1st state to outlaw teaching theory of evolution (repealed 1967)
  • The Butler Act, a Tennessee statute, is enacted prohibiting the teaching of evolution

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugo Koblet, Swiss cyclist (d. 1964)
  • John E Grotberg, (Rep-R-IL, 1985-86)
  • Peter Brook, director (1776)/TV writer, born in London, England