On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • First British night bombing of Germany (Berlin)
  • Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia incorporated into Soviet Union

Famous Birthdays

  • Jose Van Dam, bass-baritone (Francois d'Assisif), born in Brussels, Belgium

Famous Weddings

  • 1st parachute wedding: Reverend Homer Tomlinson marries Arno Rudolphi and Ann Hayward while all are suspended in parachutes.