What Happened on May 25, 1943

Historical Events

Radio History

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)
1943 History

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
Born in 1943

Famous Deaths

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

About May 25, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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