On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Patrick Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield, English photographer (d. 2005)
  • Tarcisio Burgnich, Italian soccer defender (66 caps; Internazionale 358 games) and manager (Como, Genoa), born in Ruda, Italy (d. 2021)
  • Ted Kooser, American poet and US Poet Laureate, born in Ames, Iowa

Famous Deaths

  • John Foulds, British cellist, musicologist, and composer (World Requiem; Three Mantras), dies in Calcutta of cholera at 58
1939 Highlights

About April 25, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus