On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1938

Historical Events

  • Lord Halifax becomes British Foreign Secretary

Famous Birthdays

  • Diane Baker, actress (Diary of Anne Frank, Marnie), born in Hollywood, California
  • Ed Cobb, American musician, songwriter and producer (Four Preps - "Tainted Love"), born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 1999)
  • Farokh Engineer, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1961-75)
  • Herb Elliott, Australia, 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Viktor Kosichkin, Russian speed skater (Olympic gold 1960), born in Rybnoye (d. 2012)
1938 Highlights

About February 25, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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