On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • John Badham, English-born American director (Dracula, Short Circuit), born in Luton, England
  • Liselot Beekmeyer, Dutch actress (Issue Blum), born in Schiedam, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Babe Siebert, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1904)
1939 Highlights

About August 25, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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