On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1941

Historical Events

  • British & Soviet troops attack pro-German Iran
  • German troops conquer Nowgorod, Leningrad

Famous Birthdays

  • Ludwig Müller, German soccer defender (6 caps; FC Nürnberg, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Hertha BSC), born in Haßfurt, Germany (d. 2021)
  • Mario Corso, Italian soccer winger (23 caps; Inter Milan 413 games) and coach (Lecce, Inter), born in Verona, Italy (d. 2020)
  • Shirley Carter Burden, patrician, born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 1996)

Famous Weddings

Billie Holiday

Jazz musician Billie Holiday (26) weds trombonist Jimmy Monroe; divorced 1947

1941 Highlights

About August 25, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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