On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1942

Historical Events

  • 1st 700 Jews from Polish Lvov district reach the Bełżec Concentration camp

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin, American singer-songwriter known as "The Queen of Soul" ("Respect") and first female performer inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1987), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2018)

Soul Singer Aretha Franklin
Soul Singer
Aretha Franklin
  • Jacqueline Lichtenberg, American sci-fi author (Star Trek Lives!, Dreamspy)
  • Kim Woodburn, English television personality (How Clean is Your House). born in Eastney, England
  • Richard O'Brien, English actor and writer (Rocky Horror Picture Show)
1942 Highlights

About March 25, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries