On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1942

Historical Events

Historic Event

British premier Winston Churchill travels from US to London

  • British RAF stages a 1,000 bomb raid on Bremen, Germany (WWII)

Appointment of Interest

Major General Dwight Eisenhower appointed commander of US forces in Europe


Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Chambers, American jazz drummer, vibraphonist, and composer, born in Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Michel Tremblay, Canadian novelist and playwright (Les Belles-Sœurs), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Patrick Michael Mitchell, one of FBI's most wanted, born in Ottawa, Ontario

Willis Reed

Willis Reed, American NBA hall of fame MVP center/coach (NY Knicks), born in Hico, Louisiana


Famous Deaths

  • Hans Lietzman, German theologist and church historian, dies at 67
1942 Highlights

About June 25, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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