Events in History in 1925 (Part 2)

  • Dec 6 Italy, Britain & Egypt sign Jaghbub accord (Italy)
  • Dec 7 Biltmore Theater opens at 261 W 47th St NYC
  • Dec 9 Pro football a hit in NYC; Grange & Bears beat Giants before 73,000

Nobel Prize

Dec 10 Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature

Catholic Encyclical

Dec 11 Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Quas Primas

  • Dec 12 Arthur Heinman coins term "motel" from motor hotel; opens Motel Inn, San Luis Obispo

Historic Event

Dec 12 Last Qajar Shah of Iran deposed; Rezā Shāh Pahlavi takes over

Victory in Battle

Dec 12 Medina surrenders to Saudi forces led by Sultan Abdulaziz 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 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