On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1942

Historical Events

  • 3rd day of battle at El Alamein: British offensive
  • Battle of Henderson Field Guadalcanal begins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Field Marshal Rommel back in North Africa

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

Famous Deaths

  • Ted Arnold, English cricketer (England all-rounder in 10 Tests 1903-05), dies at 65
1942 Highlights

About October 25, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio