1925 in History (Part 3)

Events in History

Events 201 - 234 of 234

  • Nov 11 Night of Kersten - Colijn Dutch government falls by SGP-amendement

InventionScientific Discovery

Nov 11 Robert A. Millikan announces discovery of cosmic rays

  • Nov 12 US & Italy sign peace accord about war debts
  • Nov 16 American Association for Advancement of Atheism forms (NY)
  • Nov 16 Philip Barry's "In a Garden" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 24 1st radio-broadcast of Dutch KRO (Catholic Radio Broadcast)
  • Nov 24 Eugene O'Neill Theater (Coronet, Forrest) opens at 230 W 49th St NYC
  • Nov 25 KPD proposes German Parliament expropriate possession of monarchy
  • Nov 26 Netherlands & Germany sign trade agreement
  • Nov 27 German Parliament ratifies treaty of Locarno
  • Nov 28 7th French government of Briand sworn-in
  • Dec 1 Treaty of Locarno signed
  • Dec 5 Hans Luther forced to resign as Chancellor and head of the German Weimar government
  • Dec 6 Italy, Britain & Egypt sign Jaghbub accord (Italy)
  • Dec 7 Biltmore Theater opens at 261 W 47th St NYC
  • Dec 7 Noel Coward's "Easy Virtue" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 9 AL extends Ban Johnson's contract to 1935 & raise to $40,000
  • Dec 9 Pro football a hit in NYC; Grange & Bears beat Giants before 73,000

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Dec 10 George Bernard Shaw awarded Nobel prize

  • Dec 11 Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Quas Primas
  • Dec 12 Arthur Heinman coins term "motel"; opens Motel Inn, San Luis Obispo
  • Dec 12 Last Qajar Shah of Iran deposed; Rezā Shāh Pahlavi takes over

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 12 Medina surrenders to Saudi forces led by Sultan Abdulaziz Ibn Saud

Founder of Saudi Arabia Ibn Saud
Founder of Saudi Arabia
Ibn Saud
  • Dec 15 1st road with a depressed trough (Texas) opens to traffic
  • Dec 16 Alpha Phi Omega national service fraternity is founded at Lafayette College.
  • Dec 17 Colonel William "Billy" Mitchell court-martialed for insubordination
  • Dec 17 Soviet Union & Turkey sign non-aggresion pact
  • Dec 17 Sultan Abdulaziz Ibn Saud conquers Jeddah, the last major stand of the Hashemites against the Saudis
  • Dec 21 Stork Hendry scores 325 for Victoria against NZ
  • Dec 26 1st East West football game at Ewing Park before 25,000 fans
  • Dec 26 Turkey adopts Gregorian calendar
  • Dec 26 The Communist Party of India is founded
  • Dec 30 NSW score 705 against Victoria, go from 8-475 to 9-701
  • Dec 31 14th congress of CPSU decides to accelerate industry

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 302

  • Aug 18 Brian Aldiss, British sci-fi author (Super-Toys Last All Summer Long, Helliconia trilogy), born in East Dereham, Norfolk (d. 2017)
  • Aug 19 Claude Gauvreau, Canadian playwright (d. 1971)
  • Aug 25 Thea Astley, Australian novelist and short-story writer, born in Queensland, Australia (d. 2004)
  • Aug 26 Jack Hirshleifer, American economist (d. 2005)
  • Aug 26 Alain Peyrefitte, French politician and writer (d. 1999)
  • Aug 26 Sangharakshita, Buddhist Philosopher, Founder of the Western Buddhist Order
  • Aug 27 Richard Rutt, bishop of Leicester
  • Aug 28 Arkadi N Strugazki, USSR, sci-fi author (Tale of the Troika)
  • Aug 28 John Gillett, film researcher
  • Aug 28 Marvin Davis, CEO (Davis Oil Company), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Aug 30 Laurent de Brunhoff, French writer and illustrator
  • Sep 3 Bengt Lindström, Swedish artist (d. 2008)
  • Sep 4 Forrest Carter, American author (d. 1979)
  • Sep 5 Jos Vandeloo, Flemish journalist and playwright (Cola Drinkers), born in Zonhoven, Belgium (d. 2015)
  • Sep 5 Justin Kaplan, editor and biographer (Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain - Pulitzer Price 1967), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)
  • Sep 7 Allan Blakeney, Canadian politician
  • Sep 7 Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, businesswoman and co-founder of Laura Ashley, born in Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 1985)
  • Sep 14 M L de Braauw, Dutch minister (DS'70)
  • Sep 14 Ruth Mompati, South African sec of Nelson Mandela/W Sisulu
  • Sep 15 Carlo Rambaldi, Special effects artist (Alien, E.T.), born in Vigarano Mainarda, Italy (d. 2012)
  • Sep 16 Charles Haughey, Irish president (1979-81, 82, 87-92)
  • Sep 20 Ananda Mahidol, King of Thailand (d. 1946)
  • Sep 23 Denis Twitchett, Cambridge scholar, and Chinese historian (d. 2006)
  • Sep 24 Autar Singh Paintal, Indian medical scientist (d. 2004)
  • Sep 25 William Edgar Mitchell, physicist
  • Sep 25 Paul MacCready, engineer/inventor (1st man-powered aircraft)
  • Sep 27 Robert Edwards, Batley, Yorkshire, physiologist (IVF pioneer, Nobel 2010), (d. 2013)
  • Sep 28 Seymour Cray, American inventor (Cray Research, Cray I supercomputer), born in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin (d. 1996)
  • Sep 29 John Balcombe, Lord Chief Justice of Appeal
  • Sep 29 John Tower, (Sen-R-Tx)
  • Sep 29 Trevor Hughes, water engineer
  • Sep 30 Gwyn A Williams, historian/socialist
  • Oct 2 Brian Dilton, British lord justice of appeal
  • Oct 3 Gore Vidal, author (Myra Breckinridge, Lincoln), born in West Point, New York (d. 2012)
  • Oct 3 W Howard Baker, English publisher
  • Oct 5 Bob Thaves, American cartoonist (d. 2006)
  • Oct 6 Shana Alexander, American journalist (60 Minutes), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 8 Andrei Donatovich Sinyavsky, Russian writer and critic, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1997)
  • Oct 10 Ivan Svitak, philosopher
  • Oct 10 Great Antonio, Croatian-Canadian strongman (d. 2001)
  • Oct 11 Elmore Leonard, American writer (Glitz, Mr Majestyk, Touch, 52 Pick-Up), (d. 2013)
  • Oct 12 Fons Jansen, Dutch news reader and cabaretier, born in Bussum, Netherlands (d. 1991)
  • Oct 12 Denis Lazure, Canadian physician and politician, born in Napierville, Quebec (d. 2008)
  • Oct 13 Frank D Gilroy, American writer (Subject Was Roses)

Person of interestMargaret Thatcher

Oct 13 Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1979-90), born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England (d. 2013)

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher
  • Oct 14 Louis Cohen, physicist
  • Oct 14 Phillip Tobias, South African palaeoanthropologist and three time Nobel Prize nominee (hominid fossil sites), born in Durban, South Africa (d. 2012)
  • Oct 14 Lawrence Herkimer, "Grandfather of Cheerleading" (founded National Cheerleading Association, patented the pom-pom), born in Muskegon, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Oct 16 Daniel J Evans, (Sen-R-WA, 1983- )
  • Oct 16 Lorraine Sweeny, communications specialist
  • Oct 18 Ramiz Alia, political leader of Albania
  • Oct 19 Victor Zorza, journalist/Russian specialist
  • Oct 20 Art Buchwald, columnist and author (Have I Ever Lied to You), born in Mt Vernon, New York
  • Oct 20 Tom Dowd, American recording engineer (d. 2002)
  • Oct 20 Theodore Hall, American Physicist and atomic spy for the Soviet Union, born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • Oct 21 Louis J. Robichaud, Canadian premier of New Brunswick (d. 2005)
  • Oct 22 Robert Rauschenberg, American painter (Gloria), born in Port Arthur, Texas (d. 2008)
  • Oct 24 Jayaaram N Reddy, South African politician/banker
  • Oct 26 Jan Wolkers, Dutch sculptor and novelist (Brief American), born in Oegstgeest, Netherlands (d. 2007)
  • Oct 27 Warren M Christopher, 63rd United States Secretary of State (1993-97), born in Scranton, North Dakota (d. 2011)
  • Oct 27 Albert Medwin, American electrical engineer and inventor
  • Oct 28 Leonard Starr, comic strip cartoonist (Little Orphan Annie)
  • Oct 28 Ian Hamilton Finlay, Scottish poet, writer, artist and gardener (d. 2006)
  • Oct 29 Geraldine Brooks, American actress (Faraday & Co, Dumplings, Act of Murder), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 29 Dominick Dunne, American author
  • Oct 30 Gus Savage, American politician (Rep-D-IL, 1981- 93), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Oct 31 John Pople, English chemist (Nobel Prize 1998), born in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, England (d. 2004)
  • Nov 3 Dieter Wellershoff, German author (Minotaur)
  • Nov 6 Dirk de Vroome, [Red Giant], SS'er
  • Nov 9 Sir Alistair Horne, British historian and journalist (A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954–1962), born in London (d. 2017)
  • Nov 13 Inez van Dullemen, Dutch author, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Nov 15 Howard Baker, (Sen-R-Tenn), presidential chief of staff
  • Nov 15 Yuli Daniel, Russian writer (d. 1988)
  • Nov 16 Michel Jouvet, French neuroscientist and medical researcher who discovered the region of the brain that controls rapid eye movement (REM sleep), born in Lons-le-Saunier, Jura, France (d. 2017)
  • Nov 17 Colin Campbell Mitchell, soldier
  • Nov 17 Libby Newman, painter/printmaker/curator
  • Nov 19 Zygmunt Bauman, Polish-born sociologist (Modernity and the Holocaust), born in Poznań (d. 2017)

Person of interestRobert F. Kennedy

Nov 20 Robert F. Kennedy, American politician (D-Sen-NY, US Attorney General), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1968)

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy
  • Nov 21 Johan "Poncke" Princen, KNIL-defector/civil rights in Jakarta
  • Nov 24 William F. Buckley Jr, New York, American conservative author and commentator (National Review, Firing Line)
  • Nov 24 Simon van der Meer, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Nov 25 Jose Napoleon Duarte, president El Salvador
  • Nov 26 Gregorio Alvarez, Uruguayan Dictator, President of Uruguay (1981-85), born in Montevideo (d. 2016)
  • Nov 27 John Maddox, British science writer and editor
  • Dec 1 Martin Rodbell, American scientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1998)
  • Dec 3 Kim Dae Jung, South Korean President, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 5 Anastasio Somoza Debayle [Tachito], President of Nicaragua (1967-72 and 1974-79), born in León, Nicaragua (d. 1980)
  • Dec 8 Carmen Martín Gaite, Spanish author (d. 2000)
  • Dec 10 Carolyn Ashley Kizer, American writer (Yin, Pulitzer 1985), born in Spokane, Washington, (d. 2014)
  • Dec 11 Paul Greengard, American neuroscientist, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 12 Cora Lee Johnson, social activist for rural poor
  • Dec 12 Ahmad Shamlou, Iranian poet (d. 2000)
  • Dec 13 Henry Charles Gordon, engineer and astronaut (Dynasoar), born in Valparaiso, Indiana
  • Dec 19 Tankred Dorst, German playwright, born in Oberlind
  • Dec 20 Bob de Moor, Flemish comic strip artist (Kuifje, Lion of Flanders)
  • Dec 20 Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia (1981-2003), born in Alor Setar, Unfederated Malay States
  • Dec 20 Frederick Edward Nicklin, architect
  • Dec 22 Lewis Glucksman, American financier (d. 2006)
  • Dec 25 Christmas F Tinto, South African ANC'er/UDF-leader
  • Dec 25 Carlos Castaneda, Peruvian-born American author and mystic (Eagle's Gift, Fire From Within), born in Cajamarca (d. 1998)

Weddings in History


Divorces in History


Deaths in History