On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • David Canary, actor (Bonanza, All My Children), born in Elwood, Indiana (d. 2015)
  • Frederick Forsyth, British author (Day of the Jackal, Deceiver, Odessa File), born in Ashford, Kent, England

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksandr Kuprin, Russian author (Jama), dies at 67
1938 Highlights

About August 25, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo