On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1938

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Spanish Civil War: The bombing of Alicante takes place, with 313 deaths.

Famous Birthdays

  • Lyudmila Buldakova, Russian volleyball player (Olympic gold 1972), born in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (d. 2006)
  • Raymond Carver, American poet and short story writer (Furious Season), born in Clatskanie, Oregon (d. 1988)