On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1943

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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