Historical Events for Year 1925

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Months in Year 1925: January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December

Events 1 - 150 of 308

Jan 1st - Norway's capital Christiania changes name to Oslo
Jan 2nd - Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region established (now in Tadzhik SSR)
Jan 3rd - Benito Mussolini dissolves Italian parliament/becomes dictator
Jan 4th - French psychologist Emil Coué brings his self-esteem therapy to US "Every day in every way I am getting better & better"
Jan 5th - James Gleason & Richard Tabers "Is zat so?" premieres in NYC
Jan 5th - Nellie Taylor Ross became governor of Wyoming, 1st woman governor in USA
Jan 5th - Under Polish control, Danzig establishes Port Gdansk post office
Jan 5th - French Baseball Federation awards silver medals to John McGraw, Charlie Comiskey, & Hugh Jennings
Jan 6th - Paavo Nurmi, sets indoor record, 4:13.6 mile & 14:44.6 5,000m
Jan 6th - Mussolini forms a cabinet composed entirely of Fascists, Italy
Jan 7th - Musical "Big Boy" with Al Jolson premieres in NYC
Jan 8th - 1st all-female US state supreme court appointed, Texas
Jan 9th - German Postal Minister A Hofle resigns due to corruption
Runner nicknamed the Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn" Paavo Nurmi Jan 10th - France-Saarland forms
Jan 10th - Miriam (Ma) Ferguson sworn in as TX gov, nation's 2nd woman governor
Jan 10th - Allies refuse to evacuate the Cologne area of Germany as agreed
Jan 11th - Frank Kellogg replaces Charles Hughes on as US Sect of State
Jan 12th - John Howard Lawson's "Processional" premieres in NYC
Jan 14th - Alban Berg's atonale opera "Wozzeck" premieres in Berlin
Jan 15th - Hans Luther forms German government, with DNVP
Jan 16th - Gen M Froense replaces Trotsky as People's Commissioner of Defense
Jan 16th - In the aftermath of Lenin's death, Stalin and Trotsky battle for leadership; today, Trotsky resigns as chairman of the Russian Revolutionary Military Council
Jan 19th - -48°F (-44°C), Van Buren, Maine (state record)
Jan 20th - The Soviet and Japan sign a convention resuming relations: Russia agrees to limit revolutionary activity of the Third Communist International, while Japan agrees to leave the Sakhalin
US Secretary of State Frank KelloggUS Secretary of State Frank Kellogg Jan 21st - Albanian parliament announces itself a republic; Ahmed Zogoe president
Jan 22nd - Albania Republic proclaimed under Pres Achmed Zogu
Jan 24th - Moving picture of a solar eclipse taken from dirigible over Long Island
Jan 24th - Sandler follows Branting as premier of Sweden
Jan 28th - -46°F (-43°C), Pittsburgh, New Hampshire (state record)
Jan 29th - British Liberal Party chooses David Lloyd George as leader
Jan 30th - Turkish government throws out Constantine VI of Constantinople
Jan 31st - Premier Ahmed Zogu becomes president of Angola
Feb 1st - 1st national conference of KPD's Rotfrontkämpferbund in Berlin
Feb 2nd - Belgian episcopacy rejects liberalism, communism & socialism
Feb 2nd - Dogsleds reach Nome with emergency diphtheria serum after 1000-km
Feb 2nd - NL holds Golden Jubilee Year meeting at same hotel where NL began
Feb 8th - Kaufman & Berlin's "cocoanuts" premieres in NYC
Feb 8th - Marcus Garvey enters federal prison in Atlanta
Feb 9th - German Minister Stresemann proposes security treaty with France
Feb 9th - Haifa Technion (Israel) opens
Feb 10th - 1st waterless gas storage tank put into service, Michigan City, Ind
Feb 10th - AL decides to alternate leagues for game 1 of World Series each year
Feb 12th - 1st federal arbitration law approved by Congress
Feb 12th - E Thieffry departs with Handley Page for the Belgian Congo
Feb 12th - Estonia bans communist Party
Feb 13th - US Congress makes Surpreme Court appeal more difficult
Feb 14th - State of emergency crisis in Bavaria ends, NSDAP re-allowed
Feb 21st - 1st issue of "New Yorker" magazine published
Feb 21st - Mass meeting of SPD's Reichsbanner Black-Red-Gold in Magdeburg
Feb 24th - Thermite explosive 1st used to break up ice jam, Waddington, NY
Feb 25th - Glacier Bay National Monument established in Alaska
Feb 25th - US female Figure Skating championship won by Beatrix Loughran
Feb 25th - US male Figure Skating championship won by Nathaniel Niles
Feb 25th - The diplomatic relations between Japan and the Soviet Union were established.
Feb 26th - Jihad against Turkish government
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf HitlerDictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler Feb 27th - Hitler resurrects NSDAP political party in Munich
Feb 27th - Test Cricket debut of Clarrie Grimmett, who took 5-45 & 6-37 v England
Feb 28th - "Tea For Two" by Marion Harris hit #1
Feb 28th - Congress authorizes a special handling stamp
Feb 28th - Longest win streak in Toronto Maple Leaf history (9 games)
Feb 28th - Theater Museum of Amsterdam forms
Mar 2nd - Dutch Socialists demand drastic disarmament
Mar 2nd - Japan's House of Representatives recognizes male suffrage
Mar 2nd - Nationwide road numbering system & US shield marker adopted
Mar 2nd - SDAP-Second-Faction of parliament demands drastic disarmament
Mar 4th - Pres Coolidge's inauguration broadcast live on 21 radio stations
Mar 4th - Swain's Island (near American Samoa) annexed by US
Mar 6th - Belgium annexes Eupen, Malmö dy & Sankt Vith
Mar 7th - American Negro Congress organizes
Mar 9th - Pink's War, the first RAF operation conducted independently of the Army or Navy, begins.
Mar 10th - Walter Mittelholzer is 1st to flies over Demawend mountain, Iran
Mar 12th - British government of Baldwin refuses to ratify Geneva agreement
Mar 13th - NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens sweep Toronto Arenas in 2 games
Mar 13th - Tennessee makes it unlawful to teach evolution
Mar 18th - (8) 60-MPH tornadoes speed Mo, In, Il, Ky, & Tn kills 689
Pope John XXIIIPope John XXIII Mar 19th - Angelo G Roncalli (later Pope John XXIII) becomes a bishop
Mar 21st - Edinburgh's Murreyfield Stadium officially opens
Mar 21st - Iran adopts Khorshidi solar Hijrah calendar
Mar 21st - The Butler Act, a Tennessee statue, is passed prohibiting the teaching of evolution
Mar 23rd - Tennessee becomes 1st state to outlaw teaching theory of evolution
Mar 24th - KSL-AM in Salt Lake City UT begins radio transmissions
Mar 30th - Stalin supports rights of non-Serbian Yugoslavians
Mar 30th - Stanley Cup: Vict Cougars (WCHL) beat Canadiens (NHL), 3 games to 1
Mar 31st - WOWO-AM, Ft Wayne Indiana begins radio transmission (500 watts)
Apr 1st - 1st transmission of Danish state radio
Apr 1st - Hebrew University, Jerusalem dedicated [see May 9, 1925]
Apr 3rd - Great Britain goes back to gold standard
Soviet Union Premier Joseph StalinSoviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin Apr 3rd - Netherlands & Belgium sign accord of Westerschelde
Apr 5th - Belgian Workers Party wins parliamentary election
Apr 5th - Yankees whip Dodgers in exhibition 16-9 but Babe Ruth collapses in NC due to an ulcer
Apr 6th - 1st film shown on an airplane (British Air)
Apr 9th - Babe Ruth rushed to hospital
Apr 10th - Tsaritsyn re-named Stalingrad (now Volgograd)
Apr 10th - Scribners publishes "The Great Gatsby" by F Scott Fitzgerald
Apr 11th - Abd el-Krims Rifkabylen beats French army in Morocco
Apr 13th - Virginia Theater (ANTA, Guild) opens at 245 W 52nd St NYC
Apr 14th - 1st regular-season Cubs game to be broadcast on radio (WGN)
Apr 15th - NHL's NY Americans (formerly Hamilton Tigers) 1st game, lose 3-1
Apr 16th - During the Communist St Nedelya Church assault in Sofia, 150 are killed and 500 are wounded.
Baseball Legend Babe RuthBaseball Legend Babe Ruth Apr 17th - NY Yankee Babe Ruth has ulcer surgery
Apr 17th - Paul Painlevé follows Edouard Herriot on as French premier
Apr 18th - World's Fair opens in Chicago
Apr 20th - 29th Boston Marathon won by Charles Mellor of Ill in 2:33:00.6
Apr 21st - Chuvash Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Chuvash ASSR
Apr 21st - No baseball games played in NL due to Charles Ebbets' funeral
Apr 21st - Noel Coward's "Fallen Angels" premieres in London
Apr 23rd - 1st London performance of operetta "Fasquita" staged
Apr 23rd - Pastor LH Perquin forms Union of Catholic Dutch Radio (KRO) forms
Apr 23rd - Having badly defeated Spain and driven her out of Spanish Morocco, the native Riffi, led by Abd-el-Krim, turn on the French in French Morocco
Apr 24th - 88°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in April
Apr 25th - Paul von Hindenburg elected president of Germany
Apr 26th - Pulitzer prize awarded to Edna Ferber for "So big"
Apr 28th - Kurdish rebels surrender to Turkish army
Apr 28th - Netherlands & Great Britain return to gold standard
Apr 30th - Automaker Dodge Brothers, Inc is sold to Dillon, Read & Company for $146 million plus $50 million for charity.
May 1st - A's Jimmie Foxx, 17, 1st game; he pinch-hits a single
May 1st - Cyprus becomes a British Crown Colony
May 2nd - Kezar Stadium opens in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park
May 4th - League of Nations conference on arms control & poison gas usage
May 5th - John T Scopes arrested for teaching evolution in Tennessee
MLB Legend Ty CobbMLB Legend Ty Cobb May 5th - Ty Cobb goes 6 for 6, (16 total bases)
May 5th - Yankee Everett Scott is benched, ending his 1,307-game playing streak
May 5th - Afrikaans is established as an official language in South Africa.
May 6th - Ty Cobb hits his 5th HR in 2 games tying Cap Ansons record of 1884
May 7th - Phillies have their 8th game postponed in a row
May 7th - Pirate shortstop Glenn Wright makes an unassisted triple play
May 8th - 51st Preakness: Clarence Kummer aboard Coventry wins in 1:59
May 8th - French colonial army beats Rifkabylen in Morocco
May 9th - Cornerstone for Hebrew University, Jerusalem laid
May 10th - To control demonstrations against foreigners, British troops in Shanghai fire into a crowd, leading to a boycott against British goods
May 11th - Communist Party of Holland splits
May 11th - Kara-Kalpak Autonomous Region constituted in RSFSR
May 12th - Uzbekistan & Kirgizistan become autonomous Soviet republics
Golfer Walter HagenGolfer Walter Hagen May 12th - Walter Hagen wins PGA golf tournament
May 14th - Virginia Woolf's novel Mrs Dalloway is published.
May 16th - 51st Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Flying Ebony wins in 2:07.6
May 17th - Cleveland Indian Tris Speaker gets his 3,000th hit
May 21st - Canadians allow to sell beer
May 21st - George Lloyd, Baron Lloyd of Dolobran, becomes British High Commissioner in Egypt
May 21st - Roald Amundsun leaves Spitsbergen with 2 seaplanes to North Pole
May 26th - Babe Ruth is finally out of bed, 5 weeks after ulcer surgery
May 26th - Tigers' Ty Cobb is 1st to collect 1,000 extra-base hits (ends 1,139)
May 30th - British mariners shoot on demonstrators
May 30th - Peter DePaolo became 1st man to average over 100 mph at Indy
May 30th - Rogers Hornsby replaces Branch Rickey as manager of Cardinals
Author Virginia WoolfAuthor Virginia Woolf May 30th - In China protests erupt against the Great Powers infringing on Chinese sovereignty.
May 30th - Indianapolis 500: Peter DePaolo wins in 4:56:39.401 (162.748 km/h)
Jun 1st - Lou Gehrig replaces Wally Pipp (1st of record 2130 consec games)
Jun 2nd - NY Yankee Lou Gehrig begins his 2,130 consecutive game streak
Jun 3rd - Eddie Collins, is 6th to get 3,000 hits

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