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.

Know what happened in 1925:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
05 November Sidney Reilly, the first 'super-spy' of the 20th century andone of the inspirations for James Bond, was executed by the Sovietsecret police.
09 March The 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.
10 July Indian 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 July American high school biology teacher John T. Scopes was foundguilty of violating Tennessee's Butler Act by teaching evolution inclass.
30 MayShanghai Municipal Police officers opened fire on Chineseprotesters in the city's International Settlement, giving rise to amajor labor and anti-imperialist movement.
28 NovemberThe country music radio program Grand Ole Opry was firstbroadcast on WSM radio in Nashville, Tennessee.
05 AugustThe Welsh political party Plaid Cymru was founded with thegoals of promoting the Welsh language and the political independence ofthe Welsh nation.
10 JuneThe United Church of Canada, the country's largest Protestantchurch, held its inaugural service in Toronto's Mutual Street Arena.
14 MayMrs Dalloway, one the best-known novels of English modernistauthor Virginia Woolf, was first published.
10 AprilThe novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald was firstpublished.
09 March The Royal Air Force began a bombardment and strafing campaignagainst the mountain strongholds of Mahsud tribesmen in SouthWaziristan.
05 JanuaryNellie Tayloe Ross was inaugurated as Governor of Wyoming, thefirst woman to serve as governor of a U.S. state.
28 NovemberThe country music radio program Grand Ole Opry was firstbroadcast on WSM radio in Nashville, Tennessee.
03 SeptemberThe USS Shenandoah, the U.S. Navy's first rigid airship, wastorn apart in a squall line over Ohio (wreckage pictured).
05 AugustThe Welsh political party Plaid Cymru was founded with thegoals of promoting the Welsh language and the political independence ofthe Welsh nation.
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.
10 JuneThe United Church of Canada, the country's largest Protestantchurch, held its inaugural service in Toronto's Mutual Street Arena.
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.
10 JuneThe United Church of Canada, the country's largest Protestant church, held its inaugural service in Toronto's Mutual Street Arena.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1925:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
10 JulyMahathir Mohamad / Politician / Malaysia
11 DecemberAaron Feuerstein / Business Man / United States of America
11 AprilViktor Masing / Botanist / Estonia
11 AugustArlene Dahl / Actress / United States of America
12 AugustGuillermo Cano Isaza / Journalist / Colombia
14 MayBoris Parsadanian / Violinist / Estonia
14 March William Clay Ford / Business Man / United States of America
17 NovemberCharles Mackerras / Conductor / United States of America
18 AugustAnis Mansour / Journalist / Egypt
18 January Sol Yurick / Author / United States of America
21 AprilJohn Swinton of Kimmerghame / Politician / United Kingdom
21 JuneLarisa Avdeyeva / Soprano / Russia
22 AugustHonor Blackman / Actress / United Kingdom
23 NovemberJohnny Mandel / Composer / United States of America
23 JuneMiriam Karlin / Actress / United Kingdom
24 NovemberSimon van der Meer / Physicist / Switzerland
25 MayClaude Pinoteau / Writer / France
25 DecemberCarlos Castaneda / Author / United States of America
26 JunePavel Belyayev / Soldier / Russia
29 JulyHarold W. Kuhn / Academic / United States of America

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1925:

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

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