On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Carl Storck becomes 2nd NFL president

Famous Birthdays

  • Dixie Carter, American actress (Designing Women, Edge of Night), born in McLemoresville, Tennessee (d. 2010)

Person of interestIan McKellen

Sir Ian McKellen, English film and theatre actor (Lord of the Rings, X-Men), born in Burnley Lancashire


Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Duveen, British art connoisseur (Elgin marbles), dies at 69