What Happened on October 14, 1925

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Anti-French uprising in Damascus (French inhabitants flee)

Famous Birthdays

  • Lawrence Herkimer, "Grandfather of Cheerleading" (founded National Cheerleading Association, patented the pom-pom), born in Muskegon, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Louis Cohen, physicist
  • Phillip Tobias, South African palaeoanthropologist and three time Nobel Prize nominee (hominid fossil sites), born in Durban, South Africa (d. 2012)