On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1940

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

German High Commissioner in Norway sets up Vidkun Quisling government

Prime Minister of Norway and Nazi Collaborator Vidkun Quisling
Prime Minister of Norway and Nazi Collaborator
Vidkun Quisling

Famous Birthdays

  • Timothy Severin, British author and explorer, born in Assam, British India

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? 80 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra