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January 21, 1925 Ocmulgee River crests at 26.3 ft in Lumber City during a flood.
January 21, 1925 U. S. Mint strikes the first Stone Mountain coin.
  Stone Mountain
February 3, 1925 The Atlanta Aero Club, the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Junior Chamber, the Atlanta Woman's Club,the American Legion, the Greater Atlanta Club and others announce support of a landing field in Atlanta.
  Atlanta Municipal Airport
February 8, 1925 After his arrest at the 125th Street Station in New York City, Marcus Garvey is taken to the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary to serve a sentence for his mail fraud conviction
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
February 13, 1925 Coca-Cola magnate Asa Candler offers the site of the Atlanta Speedway to the city of Atlanta for use as an airport for a second time.
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
  Atlanta Municipal Airport
February 14, 1925 US Senator Walter George tells Atlanta mayor Walter Sims that an air route through Atlanta to Florida, and perhaps Panama, is being considered.
  Atlanta Municipal Airport
February 15, 1925 Atlanta mayor Walter Sims accepts the offer of Candler Field from Asa Candler
  Atlanta Municipal Airport
February 25, 1925 Committee overseeing the construction of Stone Mountain votes to cancel Gutzon Borglum's contract, following Borglum's outburst in the local papers over problems with the project.
  Stone Mountain
  John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum
February 25, 1925 Art Gillham sings into a microphone, producing the first "electronic recording" that was commercially produced
  Art Gillham
March 1, 1925 (circa) Huff Daland moves to Monroe, Louisiana
  Delta Air Lines
March 16, 1925 Atlanta's Board of Alderman accept Asa Candler's offer of Candler Field to become Atlanta Airport
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
March 25, 1925 Flannery O'Connor (sometimes mispelled as O'Conner) is born in Savannah, Georgia
  Savannah, Georgia births and deaths
  Flannery O'Connor
April 1, 1925 Sculptor Augustus Lukeman takes over the Stone Mountain project. He suggests that three men, Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis, be enshrined on the face of the mountain
  Stone Mountain
April 20, 1925 William B. Hartsfield appointed head of committee to oversee Atlanta Airport operations
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
  Atlanta Municipal Airport
May 5, 1925 Ty Cobb enjoys his best day at the plate, hitting three home runs, a double and two singles. The 16 total bases set an American League record that still stands.
  Ty Cobb
May 15, 1925 Carl Sanders is born, Augusta, Georgia
  Carl Sanders
May 22, 1925 Dean Rusk graduates from Boys High School, Atlanta, Georgia
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
  Dean Rusk
May 31, 1925 The Wisconsin Monument, dedicated to the Union soldiers from Wisconsin who died in Georgia, is dedicated at the Marietta National Cemetery
  Marietta, GA
June 15, 1925 Margaret Mitchell marries John Marsh.
  Margaret Mitchell
July 3, 1925 Stone Mountain coins go on sale at 3,000 banks across the Nation
  Stone Mountain
July 13, 1925 WSB begins to broadcast a radio signal at 1,000 watts
  WSB Atlanta
September 8, 1925 The Flint River Flood of 1925 begins
September 27, 1925 First meeting of the President's Aircraft Board. Carl Vinson is the only Democrat on the board created by Republican Calvin Cooledge.
  Carl Vinson, Father of the Two Ocean Navy
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