Major Events of 1925

  • Berber Resisters subdued in Morocco
  • Druse revolt against the French
  • Scopes Trial
  • Air Mail contracts given
  • Doolittle wins the Schneider
  • Sports

    US Open (Golf): Willie MacFarlane Score: 297 Course: Worcester CC Location: Worcester, MA
    World Series: Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Washington Twins Series: 4-3

    Nobel Prizes

    ZSIGMONDY, RICHARD ADOLF, Germany, Goettingen University, b. 1865 (in Vienna, Austria), d. 1929: "for his demonstration of the heterogenous nature of colloid solutions and for the methods he used, which have since become fundamental in modern colloid chemistry"

    SHAW, GEORGE BERNARD, Great Britain, b. 1856 (in Dublin, Ireland), d. 1950: "for his work which is marked by both idealism and humanity, its stimulating satire often being infused with a singular poetic beauty"

    The prize was awarded jointly to: CHAMBERLAIN, Sir AUSTEN, Great Britain, b. 1863, d. 1937: Foreign Minister. Negotiator of the Locarno Treaty. DAWES, CHARLES GATES, USA, b. 1865, d. 1951: Vice-President of the United States of America. Chairman of the Allied Reparation Commission. Originator of the Dawes Plan .

    Physiology or Medicine
    The prize money was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.

    FRANCK, JAMES, Germany, Goettingen University, b. 1882, d. 1964; and HERTZ, GUSTAV, Germany, Halle University, b. 1887, d. 1975: "for their discovery of the laws governing the impact of an electron upon an atom"

    Pulitzer Prizes

    Drama: Sidney Howard ... "They Knew What They Wanted"
    Fiction: Edna Ferber ... "So Big"
    History: Frederick L. Paxton ... "A History of the American Frontier"