- 1925The great primate debateIn the "Monkey Trial," John T. Scopes was found guilty of violating Tennessee state law by teaching evolution.
Confederate forces won victory at Bull Run in the first major battle of the Civil War.
The first train robbery west of the Mississippi was pulled off by Jesse James and his gang.
The U.S. Senate ratified the North Atlantic Treaty.
Astronaut Alan Shepard died.
WorldCom filed for bankruptcy, then the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history.
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