On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1941

Historical Events

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

Historic Event

James F. Byrnes is admitted to the US Supreme Court

Historic Event

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
  • Eddie Large [McGinnis], British comedian (Little and Large), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2020)
1941 Highlights

About June 25, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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