|World Series Champions:
|Stanley Cup Champs:
|U.S. Open Golf
|U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies)
||William T. Tilden/ Helen Wills
||Rene Lacost/Suzanne Lenglen
|NCAA Football Champions:
||Alabama & Dartmouth
|The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
||"Heroing is one of the shortest-lived
professions there is " - Will Rogers
||Fay Lamphier (Oakland, CA)
IDITAROD - In January 1925, a diphtheria epidemic
broke out in Nome, Alaska. Medicine was hundreds of
miles away, in Anchorage. They gathered 18 teams of
dog-sledders to make the 674 mile trek.
Gunner Kassan was the final sledder, let by his soon-to-be
famous dog, Balto. The journey is commemorated every
year in the Iditarod.
Ford introduces it's first truck - the Ford Model
T Runabout with Pickup Body.
THE SCOPES TRIAL - John Scopes was a substitute biology
teacher in Dayton, Tennessee, a state which had passed
a law banning the teaching of evolution. Mr. Scopes
taught it to his class, as it was in the school's
approved textbook, like every biology teacher in Tennessee
did. He was found guilty, and was let off on a technicality.
Nellie Ross was the first U.S. Governor, was inaugerated
in Wyoming on Jan 5, 125. The second female governer,
Miriam Ferguson, from Texas, was sworn into office
||Reading F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great
|1st appearances & 1925's
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