What Happened on June 25, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British premier Winston Churchill travels from US to London

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
  • British RAF staged a 1,000 bomb raid on Bremen Germany (WW II)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Maj Gen Dwight Eisenhower appointed commander of US forces in Europe

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Famous Birthdays

  • Michel Tremblay, Canadian playwright
  • Patrick Michael Mitchell, one of FBI's most wanted, born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Wilbert Bank, actor/director (On Hope of Blessing)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Willis Reed, American NBA hall of fame MVP center/coach (NY Knicks), born in Hico, Louisiana

NBA Center and Power Forward Willis Reed
NBA Center and Power Forward
Willis Reed

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Lietzman, German theologist/church historian, dies at 67