January - June, 1925 Timeline
01 - Norway's capital Christiania changes name to Oslo.
03 - Mussolini dissolves Italian parliament and becomes dictator.
05 - Nellie Taylor Ross became governor of Wyoming, 1st woman gov in USA.
07 - Musical "Big Boy" with Al Jolson premieres in NYC.
08 - 1st all-female US state supreme court appointed, Texas.
11 - Franc B Kellogg replaces Charles Hughes on as US Sect of State.
12 - John Howard Lawson's "Processional," premieres in NYC.
16 - Leon Trotsky dismissed as CEO of Russian Revolution Military Council.
16 - Gen M Froense replaces Trotsky as People's Commissioner of Defense.
20 - USSR & Japan sign treaty of Peking, Seychelles back to USSR.
24 - Oxford Baggy Pants become college fashion fadB0002PYT82
24 - Sandler follows Branting as premier of Sweden.
24 - Moving picture of a solar eclipse taken from dirigible over Long Is.
30 - Turkish govt throws out Constantine VI of Constantinople.
31 - Premier Ahmed Zogu becomes president of Angola.
02 - A team of sled dogs, led by the husky Balto, race 650 miles with medicine and save the diphtheria ravaged citizens of isolated, snowed in Nome, Alaska. The story captivates the public.
12 - 1st federal arbitration law approved by Congress.
12 - Estonia forbids communist Party.
13 - US Congress makes Surpreme Court appeal more difficult.
16 - Floyd Collins, trapped for 18 days in Sand Cave in Kentucky, dies. A media circus surroundedthe ongoing rescue effort, and supposedly respectable newspapers acted like tabloids with daily cliffhanger updates.
17 - Harold Ross publishes the first issue of The New Yorker magazine, a weekly for "caviar sophisticates" that extolled urban twenties New York City.
21 - 1st issue of "New Yorker" magazine published.
25 - Glacier Bay National Monument established in Alaska.
27 - Hitler's resurrects NSDAP political party in Munich.
28 - "Tea For Two" by Marion Harris hit #1.
00 - Johnny Torrio leaves Chicago for New York and leaves control of the Chicago mob to Al Capone.
02 - Japan's House of Representatives recognizes male suffrage.
02 - Nationwide road numbering system & US shield marker adopted.
04 - President Calvin Coolidge takes the Oath of Office.
04 - Swain's Island (near American Samoa) annexed by US.
04 - Pres Coolidge's inauguration broadcast live on 21 radio stations.
07 - American Negro Congress organizes.
10 - Walter Mittelholzer is 1st to fly over Demawend mountain, Iran.
12 - Sun Yat-Sen, Chinese revolutionary president, dies at 58.
12 - British govt of Baldwin refuses to ratify Geneva agreement.
13 - Tennessee makes it unlawful to teach evolution.
14 - Walter Camp, father of American football, dies at 65.
18 - Worst tornadoes in U.S. history kills 700 to more than 800 people in the Midwest.sources vary on numbers
21 - Edinburgh's Murreyfield Stadium officially opens.0195069072
23 - Aleksei Kuropatkin, Russian general/minister of War, dies at 76.
23 - Tennessee becomes 1st state to outlaw teaching theory of evolution.
24 - Radio KSL-AM in Salt Lake City UT begins radio transmissions.
27 - Carl G Neumann, German mathematician/physicist, dies at 92.
30 - Stalin supports rights of non-Serbian Yugoslavians.
31 - Radio WOWO-AM, Ft Wayne Indiana begins radio transmission (500 watts).
00 - POLITICS Adolf Hitler founds the SS (Schutz Staffel), his protective guard and eventually the elite police corps of the Nazis.
01 - 1st transmission of Danish state radio.
03 - Great Britain goes back to gold standard.
10 - F Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby is published by Scribners. It is acclaimed by critics, but is not a popular success in its day.
15 - German serial killer Fritz Haarmann, "The Butcher of Hanover," who murdered at least 26 young boys and sold the flesh of some as meat, is executed by decapitation.
17 - NY Yankee Babe Ruth has ulcer surgery.
18 - World's fair opens in Chicago.
20 - Sports 29th Boston Marathon won by Charles Mellor of Ill in 2:33:00.6.
26 - POLITICS Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg is elected Chancellor of Germany.
28 - Kurd rebels surrender to Turkish army.
29 - Netherlands returns to gold standard.
00 - Ernest Hemingway and F Scott Fitzgerald meet for first time at Paris' Dingo Bar.
02 - Kezar Stadium in SF's Golden Gate Park opens.
04 - League of Nations conference on arms control & poison gas usage.
05 - John Scopes + arrested in Tenessee for teaching evolution. Clarence Darrow of the ACLU defends Scopes
30 - Peter DePaolo became 1st man to average over 100 mph at Indy.
02 - NY Yankee Lou Gehrig begins his 2,130 consecutive game streak.
06 - Walter Percy Chrysler founds Chrysler Corp.
13 - Image of revolving model windmill is transmitted from Anacostia, Maryland to Washington, D.C. in first public demonstration of a television system,developed by Charles Francis Jenkins.
17 - Nations agree to ban the use of chemical and bacteriological weapons in war. Agreement is signed at an international arms control and trade convention in Geneva.
23 - British warship fires on Hong Kong harbor strikers.
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