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

Historic Event

Field Marshal Rommel back in North Africa


Famous Birthdays

  • Terumasa Hino, Japanese jazz, avant-garde, and jazz-fusion trumpeter, cornetist and flügelhorn player, born in Tokyo, Japan

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? 79 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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