What Happened on February 25, 1944

Historical Events

  • Alexander Gretchaninov's "Missa Oecumenica" (Ecumenical Mass) premieres in Boston with Serge Koussevitzky conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra; the composer wrote the work in memory of the conductor's wife Natalie (1880-1942)
  • US 1st Army completes invasion plan

Famous Birthdays

  • Karen Grassle, American actress (Caroline-Little House on Prairie), born in Berkeley, California
  • Kristina Holland, American actress (Tina-Courtship of Eddie's Father), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
1944 Highlights

About February 25, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces