On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1940

Historical Events

Historic Event

German High Commissioner in Norway sets up Vidkun Quisling government

Famous Birthdays

  • Tim Severin, British author and explorer who replicated historic voyages, born in Assam, British India (d. 2020)

Famous Weddings

  • "Sullivan's Travels" actress Veronica Lake (18) weds American motion picture art director and set designer John S. Detlie (31)

Famous Deaths

  • Marguerite Clark, American silent film actress (Snow White), dies at 57
1940 Highlights

About September 25, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra