On This Day

Events in History in July 1925

  • Jul 1 SDAP wins 4 chairs in Dutch Second-Parliamentary election
  • Jul 1 Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs created in UK
  • Jul 4 44 die when Dreyfus Hotel in Boston collapses

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 10 Jury selection takes place in US John T. Scopes evolution trial

Teacher Convicted for Teaching Evolution John T. Scopes
Teacher Convicted for Teaching Evolution
John T. Scopes
  • 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 Hendrikus Colijn of the Anti-Revolutionary Party head of government
  • Jul 13 French occupation force begins evacuating country
  • Jul 16 The first parliament in Iraq opened by King Feisal in Baghdad

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jul 17 Tris Speaker, is 5th to get 3,000 hits

Baseball Player Tris Speaker
Baseball Player
Tris Speaker

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 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” in Dayton, Tennessee, fined $100 and costs
  • Jul 31 Last allied occupying troops leave Ruhrgebied
  • Jul 31 Unemployment Insurance Act passed in Britain