Historical Events in July 1925

  • Jul 1 SDAP wins 4 chairs in Second-Parliamentary election
  • Jul 1 Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs created in UK
  • Jul 4 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen of France takes her 6th Wimbledon singles title with a 6-2, 6-0 win over Briton Joan Fry
  • Jul 4 44 die when Dreyfus Hotel in Boston collapses
  • Jul 4 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: In an all-French final Rene Lacoste beats Jean Borotra 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 8-6
  • Jul 4 A's Lefty Grove beats Yanks Herb Pennock 1-0 in 15 innings
  • Jul 10 Jury selection takes place in US John T. Scopes evolution trial
  • Jul 10 USSR's official news agency TASS forms
  • Jul 10 Meher Baba begins his silence of 44 years. His followers still observe Silence Day on this date in commemoration.
  • Jul 11 Queen Wilhelmina names H Colijn head of government
  • Jul 13 French occupation force begins evacuating country
  • Jul 16 The first parliament in Iraq opened by King Feisal in Baghdad
  • Jul 17 Tris Speaker, is 5th to get 3,000 hits

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Jul 18 Adolf Hitler publishes Mein Kampf (original title was the catchy "Four and a Half Years (of Struggle) Against Lies, Stupidity and Cowardice")

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Jul 19 19th Tour de France won by Ottavio Bottecchia of Italy
  • Jul 20 Beirut sultan Pasja al-Atrasj calls Druzen for holy war against France
  • Jul 20 Italian-Serbian/Croatian/Slav treaty about Dalmatie
  • Jul 21 John T. Scopes found guilty of teaching evolution in the “Scopes monkey trial”, Dayton, Tennessee, fined $100 & costs

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Jul 22 Yankees purchase infielder Leo Durocher

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher

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Jul 23 NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits his 1st of 23 career grand slammers

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Jul 31 Last allied occupying troops leave Ruhrgebied
  • Jul 31 Unemployment Insurance Act passed in Britain