On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1943

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Agnes Moorehead appears in "Sorry, Wrong Number" on the radio program "Suspense", her most successful appearance

  • Riot at Mobile, Alabama, shipyard over upgrading 12 black workers
  • Trident conference in Washington, D.C. (operation plan '43 against Japan)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jessi Colter [Miriam Johnson], American country singer ("I'm Not Lisa"), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • John "Poli" Palmer, British rocker (Family), born in Evesham, Worcestershire
  • Leslie Uggams, American singer and actress (Leslie Uggams Show; Roots), born in NYC, New York
  • Wynand Charl Malan, South African lawyer and politician, born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Nils Dardel, Swedish post-impressionist painter, dies at 54
1943 Highlights

About May 25, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini