On July 25, 1792, the Brunswick
Manifesto was proclaimed by Charles William Ferdinand, the
Duke of Brunswick during the French Revolutionary Wars. As leader of
the forces allied against France, Ferdinand promised retribution
against the citizens of Paris if the French Royal Family was harmed.
Instead, the Manifesto further inflamed anti-royal sentiment in
On July 24, 1929, the Kellogg-Briand
Pact took effect, renouncing war as an instrument of
foreign policy. It had been previously signed on August 27, 1928 by
most great world powers. World War II broke out in Europe ten years
after the treaty was signed.
Read documents related to the Kellog-Braid Pact from Yale Law School's Avalon Project.
On July 24, 1925, John Scopes was found guilty of
teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school, contrary to a state
Learn more about the Scopes "Monkey Trial".