TOP 10 EVENTS OF 1925

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  • ITALY UNDER DICTATORSHIP (#2)

    ITALY UNDER DICTATORSHIP (#2)
    Shortly after being elected into office, Benito Mussolini announces he is taking dictatorial powers over Italy.
  • FIRST WOMAN GOVERNOR (#7)

    FIRST WOMAN GOVERNOR (#7)
    Nellie Tayloe Ross becomes governor of Wyoming, succeeding her late husband, making her the first woman governor in U.S. history.
  • DIPHTHERIA DOGS REACH NOME (#4)

    DIPHTHERIA DOGS REACH NOME (#4)
    Setting out from Anchorage, Alaskaon January 27th, Gunnar Kasson and a 20–sled team carried a serum for diphtheria to Nome, affected by the deadly outbreak. The 150 dogs lead by a black husky named Balto finished their 5 day, 674 mile trek across the subarctic tundra and mountain valleys.
  • COOLIDGE IINAUGURATION (#3)

    COOLIDGE IINAUGURATION (#3)
    When Coolidge delivered his inaugural address from the Capital in Washing D.C., millions of Americans were able to listen with the use of the radio. He was the first president to have his address broadcasted.
  • DEADLY TORNADO (#9)

    DEADLY TORNADO (#9)
    As a tornado hit Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana, a whooping 689 people were killed, making it the worst tornado in history and devestating the area.
  • JOHN T. SCOPES ARRESTED (#1)

    JOHN T. SCOPES ARRESTED (#1)
    The Dayton, Tennesse biology teacher John T. Scopes is arrested on May 5th for teaching evolution, marking the beginning of a trial that wouldlast through July. Clarenbce Darrow and William Jennings Bryan argued the case before the Dayton courthouse, which had to be moved out doors due to the crowd and heat. The trial was the leading story in broadcast and print media across the nation. Scopes was found guilty on July 21st.
  • "RADIOVISION" DEBUTS (#6)

    "RADIOVISION" DEBUTS (#6)
    Using 48 lines and a mechanical system, Charles Francis Jenkins creates the first synchronized transmission of picture and sound. A 10 minute film of a windmill in motion was sent 5 miles from Anacostia to Washington, D.C. Veiwed by government officials, it has been referred as the first public demonstration on radiovision.
  • GOODBYE NICARAGUA (#10)

    GOODBYE NICARAGUA (#10)
    After 13 years of occupancy, the U.S. Marines finally leave Nicaragua.
  • KKK RALLY (#5)

    KKK  RALLY (#5)
    40,000 white-robed members of the Ku Klux Klan hold a massive rally in Washington, D.C. Due to a local ordinace, the members are forced to leave their signature hooded masks off.
  • PENNSYLVANIA COAL STRIKE (#8)

    PENNSYLVANIA COAL STRIKE (#8)
    Work in the antracite feilds in Pennsylvania came to a halt as 150,000 of the coal miners began their strike. The series of strikes has yet to end.
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