August 1925 calendar

August 1925

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1925.
The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1925: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1925?


  • 01 Aug 1925 Shortwave-radio link between Kootwijk and Netherlands East-Indies
  • 03 Aug 1925 Last US troops leave Nicaragua (there since 1912)
  • 04 Aug 1925 1st Dutch Colijn government forms
  • 05 Aug 1925 Plaid Cymru is formed with the aim of disseminating knowledge of the Welsh language that is at the time in danger of dying out.
  • 07 Aug 1925 League of Nation advises against Turk / Iraqi division of Mosoelgebied
  • 08 Aug 1925 1st national march of Ku Klux Klan (200,000) in Washington, DC
  • 09 Aug 1925 Only time Babe Ruth is pinch-hit for in baseball; Bobby Veach flies out.
  • 10 Aug 1925 Hurricane strikes Borculo, 4 die
  • 12 Aug 1925 KMA-AM in Shenandoah IA begins radio transmissions
  • 14 Aug 1925 Mount Rushmore 1st proposed
  • 15 Aug 1925 Norway annexes Spitsbergen
  • 18 Aug 1925 Belgian and US sign treaty about war debts
  • 20 Aug 1925 WJR-AM in Detroit MI begins radio transmissions
  • 21 Aug 1925 BV Emmen soccer team forms
  • 24 Aug 1925 39th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats K McKane
  • 25 Aug 1925 Last Belgian troops vacate Duisburg
  • 28 Aug 1925 Meteorite falls on Ellemeet, Schouwen, Devil Island
  • 29 Aug 1925 After a night on the town, Babe Ruth shows up late for batting practice Miller Huggins suspends Ruth and slaps a $5,000 fine on him
  • 30 Aug 1925 6th Iron pilgrim at Diksmuide Belgium

Famous Birthday

  • Honor Blackman

    British actress, starting with the TV series, "The Avengers," 12/22/1962, along with Diana Rigg and Patrick Macnee.

  • French businessman, an industrialist who founded the Guy Degrenne company, a renowned manufacturer of cutlery, champagne buckets, plates,...

  • Mike Connors

    American actor on-screen from 1953 under the name of Touch Connors.

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Famous Deaths

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in August 1925?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Yes Sir! That's My Baby
  2. - Don't Bring Lulu
  3. - Don't Bring Lulu
  4. - Yearning (Just For You)
  5. - Oh How I Miss You Tonight


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Merry Widow

The Merry Widow

Release year: 1925

Directed by: Erich von Stroheim

Starring: Mae Murray, John Gilbert, Roy D'Arcy, Josephine Crowell

Country: United States of America

Shore Leave

Shore Leave

Release year: 1925

Directed by: John S. Robertson

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Dorothy Mackaill, Ted McNamara, Nick Long

Wild Horse Mesa

Wild Horse Mesa

Release year: 1925

Directed by: George B. Seitz

Starring: Jack Holt, Noah Beery, Billie Dove, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

The Pony Express

The Pony Express

Release year: 1925

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Betty Compson, Ricardo Cortez, Ernest Torrence, Wallace Beery

Butter Fingers

Butter Fingers

Release year: 1925

Directed by: Del Lord

Starring: Billy Bevan, Andy Clyde, Ruth Taylor, Madeline Hurlock