On This Day

Events in History in 1925 (Part 2)

  • 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 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

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

  • 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

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

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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 26 1st East West football game at Ewing Park before 25,000 fans
  • 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