On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1942

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lt General Rommels African corps reaches Msus

German WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
German WWII Field Marshal
Erwin Rommel

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? 78 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius