What Happened on May 25, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Riot at Mobile, Alabama, shipyard over upgrading 12 black workers
  • Trident conference in Washington, D.C. (operation plan '43 against Japan)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jessi Colter, American singer
  • John "Poli" Palmer, British rocker (Family), born in Evesham, Worcestershire
  • Leslie Uggams, singer/actress (Leslie Uggams Show, Roots), born in NYC, New York
  • Sally Jesse Raphael, TV talk show host (Sally) [or Feb 25]
  • Wynand C Malan, South African lawyer/NP/DP-politician

Famous Deaths

  • Nils von Dardel, Swedish post-impressionist painter (b. 1888)