On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1943

Historical Events

  • Burma railroad completed & opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Smalls, American Tony Award-winning composer and songwriter (The Wiz), born in Queens, New York City (d. 1987)
  • Roy Lynes, British rock organist (Status Quo), born in Redhill, Surrey, England
  • Selly Fernandes, Curacao poetess (Winking with Selly)

Famous Deaths

  • H van Zanten, guerrilla leader on North Sumatra, executed
1943 Highlights

About October 25, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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