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 Interest

FDR bans selling benzine/gasoline to Japan

Famous Birthdays

  • Donna Theodore, American actress and singer (Hollywood Talent Scouts), born in Pleasanton, California

Emmett TillEmmett Till (1941-1955)

American lynching victim, born in Chicago, Illinois

  • Manuel "Manny" Charlton, Spanish hard rock guitarist (Nazareth - "Love Hurts"), born in La Línea, Andalusia, Spain

Nate ThurmondNate Thurmond (1941-2016)

American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (7-time NBA All Star), born in Akron, Ohio

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

About July 25, 1941

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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