On This Day

June 1925 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 3 Goodyear airship "Pilgrim" makes the first with an enclosed cabin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 6 Walter Chrysler founds automobile manufacturer Chrysler Corporation

Founder of Chrysler Walter Chrysler
Founder of Chrysler
Walter Chrysler
  • Jun 10 Inaugural service for the United Church of Canada, a union of Presbyterian, Methodist, and Congregationalist churches held in Toronto Arena
  • Jun 15 Philadelphia As go into bottom of 8th inning trailing 15-4, then score 13 times to defeat Cleveland 17-15
  • Jun 16 The most famous Young Pioneer camp of the USSR, Artek, is established
  • Jun 16 The Union Government rejects a round-table conference with India on the grounds that it will constitute interference in South African affairs
  • Jun 22 Spain and France fight Morocco
  • Jun 23 British warship fires on Hong Kong harbor strikers
  • Jun 23 Landslides create 3-mile long "Slide Lake" (Gros Ventre Wyoming)
  • Jun 25 Military putsch under General Theodorus Pangulos in Greece
  • Jun 29 Canada House opens in London, England.

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 1 Dilia Díaz Cisneros, Venezuelan teacher
  • Jun 3 Gerhard Zwerenz, writer
  • Jun 3 Thomas Winning, Roman Catholic archbishop (Glasgow)
  • Jun 5 William L. Dickinson, American politician (Rep-R-AL, 1965-93), born in Opelika, Alabama (d. 2008)

Person of interestBarbara Bush

Jun 8 Barbara Bush, First Lady of the US (1989-93) and wife of George H. W. Bush, born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)

US First Lady Barbara Bush
US First Lady
Barbara Bush
  • Jun 9 Roy Hughes, Baron Islwyn, British politician (L), born in Pontllanfraith, Monmouthshire (d. 2003)
  • Jun 9 Keith Laumer [Anthony LeBaron], American sci-fi author (Retief's War), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 1993)
  • Jun 10 Nat Hentoff, columnist/novelist (Village Voice, The Cold Society)
  • Jun 11 William Styron, American novelist (Confess of Nat Turner, Sophie's Choice), born in Newport News, Virginia (d. 2006)
  • Jun 13 Hans Fellner, bookseller, born in Vienna (d. 1996)
  • Jun 14 Barbara Avedon, American scriptwriter (Bewitched), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Jun 14 David Bache, British car designer (Rover), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1994)
  • Jun 15 Jaime Sabines, Mexican poet (Tarumba, Maltiempes)
  • Jun 18 Rex Collings, English publisher (Rex Collings), (d. 1996)
  • Jun 19 Alfred Nzo, South African General Secretary of the ANC (1969-91), born in Benoni, Transvaal, South Africa (d. 2000)
  • Jun 21 Giovanni Spadolini, Italian historian and politician, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1994)
  • Jun 23 Oliver Smithies, British biochemist (2007 Noble Prize for gene targeting), born in Halifax (d. 2017)
  • Jun 24 Len Jagger, English businessman/multi-millionaire
  • Jun 25 Robert Venturi, American architect (Levittown NY, Las Vegas), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 26 Pavel Belyayev, Soviet fighter pilot and cosmonaut (Voskhod II), born in Chelishchevo, Russia (d. 1970)
  • Jun 29 Giorgio Napolitano, Italian politician, President of Italy (2006-15), born in Naples, Italy

Weddings in History

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 1 Businessman Howard Hughes marries 1st wife Ella Rice

Aviator and Businessman Howard Hughes
Aviator and Businessman
Howard Hughes

Deaths in History

  • Jun 4 Pierre Louÿs, French writer (Aphrodite), dies at 54
  • Jun 7 Camille Flammarion, French astronomer, Mars researcher and popularizer of astronomy, dies at 83
  • Jun 16 Chittaranjan Das, Indian lawyer, politician and activist (founded Swaraj Party), dies at 55
  • Jun 18 Robert M. La Follette, American lawyer and presidential candidate (Progressive), dies at 70
  • Jun 20 Josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist (b. 1842)
  • Jun 21 J. H. Leopold, Dutch poet (translated Omar Khayyam), dies at 60
  • Jun 22 Felix Klein, German mathematician (Evanstan Colloquium), dies at 76