What Happened on May 25, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Chinese Red army occupies Shanghai

Famous Birthdays

  • Jamaica Kincaid, [Elaine P Richardson], Antigua/US journalist (NYer)
  • Lalith Kaluperuma, cricketer (two Tests for Sri Lanka 1982)

Famous Deaths

  • Simon H Spoor, intelligence officer/general (WWII), dies at 47