1925 in History – What happened in year 1925

In history, year 1925 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1925.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1925:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
05 januaryNellie Tayloe Ross was inaugurated as Governor of Wyoming, the first woman to serve as governor of a U.S. state.
09 marchThe British Royal Air Force began Pink's War, an air-to-ground bombardment against the mountain strongholds of Mahsud tribesmen in South Waziristan, British Raj, without the support of the British Army.
09 marchThe Royal Air Force began a bombardment and strafing campaignagainst the mountain strongholds of Mahsud tribesmen in SouthWaziristan.
18 marchThe Tri-State Tornado spawned in Missouri, traveled over 219miles (352 km) across Illinois and Indiana, and killed 695 along theway, making it the tornado with the longest continuous track everrecorded and the deadliest in U.S. history.
10 aprilThe novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald was first published.
05 mayAfrikaans was established as official language in South Africa on May 5, 1925. Dutch and English were the first official languages of South Africa during previous years from 1910 to 1925.
14 mayMrs Dalloway, one the best-known novels of English modernistauthor Virginia Woolf, was first published.
30 mayShanghai Municipal Police officers opened fire on Chineseprotesters in the city's International Settlement, giving rise to amajor labor and anti-imperialist movement.
10 juneThe United Church of Canada, the country's largest Protestant church, held its inaugural service in Toronto's Mutual Street Arena.
10 julyIndian mystic and spiritual master Meher Baba began his silenceuntil his death in 1969, only communicating by means of an alphabetboard or by unique hand gestures.
21 julyAmerican high school biology teacher John T. Scopes was foundguilty of violating Tennessee's Butler Act by teaching evolution inclass.
05 augustThe Welsh political party Plaid Cymru was founded with thegoals of promoting the Welsh language and the political independence ofthe Welsh nation.
02 septemberMinisters from Canada and the USA have been meeting to stop the illegal import of moonshine alcohol across the US-Canadian border through cooperation.
03 septemberThe USS Shenandoah, the U.S. Navy's first rigid airship, wastorn apart in a squall line over Ohio.
05 novemberSidney Reilly, the first 'super-spy' of the 20th century andone of the inspirations for James Bond, was executed by the Sovietsecret police.
28 novemberThe country music radio program Grand Ole Opry was firstbroadcast on WSM radio in Nashville, Tennessee.
15 MayFirst Arabic Communist Newspaper launched.
30 OctoberTelevision transmission took place in London for the first time.
09 AugustUnder the leadership of revolutionary Ram Prasad Bismil, 10 people broke the iron chest in the guard compartment and escaped with four thousand rupees. This incident is known as Kakori Conspiracy.
24 AugustSocial reformer Ramakrishna Gopal Bhandarkar died.
31 DecemberHindi writer Shrilal Shukla, famous for satire, was born.
03 FebruaryThe first electric train service started between Kurla (Bombay now Mumbai).
18 FebruaryKrishna Sobti, a Hindi writer and essay writer, was born.
26 FebruaryJihad started against the Turkish government.
25 AprilPaul van Hindenburg was elected President of Germany.
01 JanuaryThe capital of Norway, Kristiania, came to be known by the old name Oslo.
21 February621 died at a dynamite depot in Brazil.
18 March3,000 buildings were destroyed in a fire in northeast Tokyo.
10 AprilFrench Prime Minister Edouard Harriet resigned.
10 MayNew Zealand Prime Minister William Masi died in office.


Famous birthdays in the year 1925:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
05 OctoberWalter Dale Miller / Politician / United States of America
06 OctoberShana Alexander / Author / United States of America
07 DecemberHermano da Silva Ramos / Racing Car Driver / France
11 January Grant Tinker / Producer / United States of America
12 JulyAlbert Lance / Tenor / France
13 SeptemberMel Tormé / Actor / United States of America
14 MaySophie Kurys / Baseball Player / United States of America
15 AugustOscar Peterson / Composer / Canada
15 JulyTaylor Hardwick / Architect / United States of America
18 SeptemberDorothy Wedderburn / Academic / United Kingdom
22 DecemberLefter Küçükandonyadis / Footballer / Turkey
23 JuneArt Modell / Business Man / United States of America
24 March Puig Aubert / Rugby Player / Germany
26 January Joan Leslie / Actress / United States of America
27 NovemberJohn Maddox / Chemist / United Kingdom
28 DecemberHildegard Knef / Singer / Germany
28 AugustPhilip Purser / Author / United Kingdom
29 JuneChan Parker / Author / United States of America
31 DecemberIrina Korschunow / Author / Germany
31 OctoberJohn Pople / Academic / United States of America

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1925:

YearName / Profession / Country
04 NovemberChhabildas Mehta / Politician / India
18 OctoberNarayan Dutt Tiwari / Politician / India
28 January Raja Ramanna / Politician / India
13 NovemberTanguturi Suryakumari / Actress / India
08 January Mohan Rakesh / Author / India
09 JulyGuru Dutt / Actor / India
01 January Wahiduddin Khan / Activist / India
24 SeptemberAutar Singh Paintal / Academic / India
12 DecemberDattu Phadkar / Cricketer / India
07 SeptemberBhanumathi Ramakrishna / Actress / India
09 JulyGuru Dutt / Actor / India
07 AugustM. S. Swaminathan / Academic / India
28 MayA. K. Narain / Historian / India
NA NAB. Shankaranand / Politician / India
15 OctoberHeera Lal Devpura / Politician / India
15 JulyBadal Sarkar / Dramatist / India
31 DecemberSri Lal Sukla / Author / India
01 JanuaryNitya Anand / Scientist / India
17 FebruaryShyamacharan Shukla / Politician / India
21 OctoberSurjit Singh Barnala / Politician / India

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