May 1925 calendar

May 1925

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in May 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 May 1925: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1925?


  • 01 May 1925 Cyprus becomes a British Crown Colony.
  • 04 May 1925 League of Nations conference on arms control and poison gas usage.
  • 05 May 1925 Ty Cobb goes 6 for 6, (16 total bases)
  • 06 May 1925 Ty Cobb hits his 5th HR in 2 games tying Cap Ansons record of 1884
  • 08 May 1925 French colonial army beats Rifkabylen in Morocco.
  • 09 May 1925 Cornerstone for Hebrew University, Jerusalem laid
  • 11 May 1925 Communist Party of Holland splits
  • 12 May 1925 Walter Hagen wins PGA golf tournament.
  • 14 May 1925 Virginia Woolf's novel Mrs Dalloway is published.
  • 16 May 1925 51st Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Flying Ebony wins in 2:07.6.
  • 17 May 1925 Cleveland Indians' Tris Speaker gets his 3,000th hit.
  • 21 May 1925 Canadians allow to sell beer
  • 25 May 1925 Scopes Trial: John T. Scopes is indicted for teaching Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.
  • 26 May 1925 Babe Ruth is finally out of bed, 5 weeks after ulcer surgery
  • 29 May 1925 The British explorer Percy Fawcett sends a last telegram to his wife, before he disappears in the Amazon.
  • 30 May 1925 Peter DePaolo becomes first man to average over 100 mph at Indianapolis 500.

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Music charts

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

  1. - Oh! Lady Be Good
  2. - The Fire Bird, Part 1
  3. - When My Sugar Walks Down The Street
  4. - O Katharina!
  5. - Alabamy Bound


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Joyless Street

The Joyless Street

Release year: 1925

Directed by: Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Greta Garbo, Ágnes Eszterházy, Werner Krauss

Country: United States of America

Are Parents People?

Are Parents People?

Release year: 1925

Directed by: Malcolm St. Clair

Starring: Betty Bronson, Florence Vidor, Adolphe Menjou, George Beranger