What Happened on August 25, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Marion Carl in D-558-I sets world aircraft speed record of 1,047 kph

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Archer, actress (Fatal Attraction, Patriot Games), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Wim van Gelder, Dutch politician (PvdA), born in Baarn, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Clark Wissler, US cultural anthropologist, dies at 76