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)
  • Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten appointed Supreme Allied Commander in SE Asia
  • 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