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
02 February Elaine Stritch / Actress / United States of America
02 AugustK. Arulanandan / Engineer / United States of America
05 JulyJean Raspail / Author / France
10 February Pierre Mondy / Actor / France
11 AugustArlene Dahl / Actress / United States of America
13 OctoberGustav Winckler / Singer / Denmark
13 January Vanita Smythe / Actress / United States of America
14 AprilAbel Muzorewa / Politician / Zimbabwe
15 NovemberHoward Baker / Politician / United States of America
15 MayAndrei Eshpai / Composer / Russia
17 January Abdul Hafeez Kardar / Cricketer / Pakistan
18 NovemberGene Mauch / Baseball Player / United States of America
19 SeptemberPete Murray / Radio / United Kingdom
20 January Jamiluddin Aali / Poet / Pakistan
25 January Giorgos Zampetas / Writer / Greece
26 AugustJack Hirshleifer / Academic / United States of America
28 JulyBaruch Samuel Blumberg / Physician / United States of America
29 JuneHale Smith / Composer / United States of America
29 JuneFrancis S. Currey / Soldier / United States of America
29 JulyMikis Theodorakis / Composer / Greece

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1925:

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

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