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

  • 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

LoveWedding of Interest

Jazz musician Billie Holiday (26) weds trombonist Jimmy Monroe

Jazz Musician Billie Holiday
Jazz Musician
Billie Holiday

1941 Highlights

About August 25, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo