On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1941

Historical Events

  • -26] Soviet counter attack at Rovno
  • Fair Employment Practices Commission established

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FDR issues Executive Order 8802 forbidding discrimination

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Finland declares war on Soviet Union
  • Finland enters WW2 against the USSR following a massive airstrike the previous day
  • Germans invade Dubno Poland, giving permission to Ukrainians to do whatever they want to 12,000 Jews living there

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James F. Byrnes is admitted to the US Supreme Court

Politician and US Secretary of State James F. Byrnes
Politician and US Secretary of State
James F. Byrnes
  • US President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs Executive Order 8802, which forbids racial discrimination in the defense industry

Famous Birthdays

  • Denys Arcand, French Canadian film director (Jesus of Montreal), born in Deschambault, Quebec, Canada
1941 Highlights

About June 25, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer