On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1941

Historical Events

  • 41-year-old Lefty Grove wins his 300th and final MLB career game as the Boston Red Sox defeat Cleveland Indians, 10-6 at Fenway Park

Event of interestEvent of Interest

FDR bans selling benzine/gasoline to Japan

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestEmmett Till

Emmett Till, American lynching victim, born in Chicago, Illinois

Murder Victim Emmett Till
Murder Victim
Emmett Till

Person of interestNate Thurmond

Nate Thurmond, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (7-time NBA All Star), born in Akron, Ohio (d.2016)

NBA Forward Nate Thurmond
NBA Forward
Nate Thurmond
  • Peter Suschitzky, Polish-British cinematographer and photographer, born in London
  • Raúl Ruiz, Chilean filmmaker (Three Sad Tigers), born in Puerto Montt, Chile (d. 2011)
1941 Highlights

About July 25, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 79 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo