On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1942

Historical Events

Historic Event

Lt General Rommels African corps reaches Msus

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Eller, American football player, born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Jens Nygaard Knudsen, Danish Lego designer of the minifigure, born in Denmark (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Eugène Samuel-Holeman, Belgian composer, dies at 78
1942 Highlights

About January 25, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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