On This Day: May 25th
This is 146th day of the year and 220 days remain in the year.
John Scopes was indicted for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution.
American track star Jesse Owens broke three world records and tied another in a little over an hour.
The Gateway Arch was dedicated in St. Louis.
Midnight Cowboy, the only x-rated film to win a best picture Oscar, was released.
The worst air disaster in U.S. history (excluding the Sept. 11 attacks) occurred when a DC-10 crashed at Chicago's O'Hare airport, killing over 270 people.
May 25 BirthdaysRalph Waldo Emerson1803–82, American poet and essayist, born in Boston.
Igor Ivanovich SikorskyInventor