May 5, 1925 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Afrikaans is established as an official language in South Africa.
  • John T Scopes arrested for teaching evolution in Tennessee
  • Yankee Everett Scott is benched, ending his 1,307-game playing streak

Birthdays in History

  • Leo Ryan, United States Congressman (d. 1978)
  • Mykola Plaviuk, Ukranian president (1978-81), born in Rusiv, Ukraine (d. 2012)