1925

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May 19, 2022

1925 was a free year.

Events

January

January 3 - Benito Mussolini announces he is taking over dictatorial powers over Italy.

February

February 8 - Elections for MPs of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.

March

April

April 15 - May 29 - Chess tournament in Baden-Baden. Alexander Alekhine won.

May

Jun

June 17 - The Geneva Protocol is signed, banning the use of war poisons in war.

Jul

July 18 - Adolf Hitler, the future Nazi leader of Germany, publishes the first volume of his personal manifesto, Mein Kampf. July 21 - At the Scopes trial, high school biology teacher John T. Scoops was convicted of teaching evolution and fined $ 100.

August

September

October

October 2 - John Logie Byrd transmits the first television picture with shades in the laboratory. 5—16. October - Locarno Agreements October 31 - Reza Shah Pahlavi ascends the Iranian throne and establishes the Pahlavi dynasty.

November

December

Birth

January

January 9 - Lee van Cliff, American actor (prem. 1989) January 13 - Gwen Verdon, American actress, singer and dancer (prem. 2000) January 26 - Joan Leslie, American actress (prem. 2015)

February

February 8 - Jack Lemon, American actor (prem. 2001) February 11 - Kim Stanley, American actress (prem. 2001) February 17 - Hal Holbrooke, American actor, director and screenwriter (prem. 2021) February 20 - Robert Altman, American director, screenwriter and producer (prem. 2006) February 21 - Sam Pekinpo, American director and screenwriter (prem. 1984)

March

March 12 - Luizon Bobe, French cyclist (prem. 1983) March 21 - Peter Brook, English director March 21 - Hugo Koblet, Swiss cyclist (prem. 1964)

April

April 14 - Rod Steiger, American actor (prem. 2002)

May

May 3 - Olivera Markovic, Serbian actress (prem. 2011) May 11 - Max Morlock, German footballer (prem. 1994) May 16 - Nilton Santos, Brazilian footballer (prem. 2013) May 25 - Gene Crane, American actress (prem. 2003)

Jun

June 3 - Tony Curtis, American actor (prem. 2010) June 21 - Maureen Stapleton, American actress (prem. 2006) June 26 - Wolfgang Unziker, German chess player (prem. 2006)

Jul

July 2 - Patrice Lumumba, Congolese politician, First Prime Minister of the DRC and leader of the Congolese National Movement (1961) July 9