On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1943

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 10th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 27, Washington 7 (48,471)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten appointed Supreme Allied Commander in SE Asia

Supreme Allied Commander and Last Viceroy of India Lord Mountbatten
Supreme Allied Commander and Last Viceroy of India
Lord Mountbatten
  • German occupiers impose 72-hour work week
  • Red Army under Gen Vatutin recaptures Achtyrka
  • US forces overrun New Georgia in Solomon Islands during WW II

Famous Deaths

  • Johan Petter Johansson, Swedish inventor and industrialist (modern adjustable spanner), dies at 86