On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1942

Historical Events

  • SS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht

Famous Birthdays

  • Imogen Hassall, English actress (Countess of Cleavage-Carry on Loving), born in Surrey England (d. 1980)
  • Margaret L. Thompson Murdock, American army and first woman to win medal for small bore rifle (Olympic silver 1976), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Nathan Deal, American attorney and politician (Rep-D-Georgia), born in Millen, Georgia
  • Walter Williams, American rock vocalist (O'Jays-Use to Be My Girl), born in Canton, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • George EAE, English prince/earl of St Andrews, dies in battle at 39
  • George Edward Alexander Windsor, Duke of Kent (b. 1902)
  • Panayot Pipkov, Bulgarian composer, dies at 70
  • W van Daalen, opposition leader on Celebes, beheaded
1942 Highlights

About August 25, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo