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
Born in 1939

Famous Deaths

  • (Charles) "Babe" Siebert, Canadian NHL ice hockey player, 1925-39, 3X All-Star (Montreal Maroons, Boston Bruins, and 2 other teams), drowns in Lake Huron at 35
1939 Highlights

About August 25, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 84 years and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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