On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1944

Historical Events

Historic Event

Partisan leader Tito escapes Germans surrounding Bosnia

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Payton, American pizza magnate (The Chicago Pizza Pie Factory), born in Miami, Florida (d. 1994)
  • Frank Oz, American muppetteer (Grover-Sesame Street, Muppet Show), born in Hereford, England
  • John Bunnell, former Sheriff of Multnomah County, Oregon and TV personality (World's Wildest Police Videos), born in Pendleton, Oregon
  • Robert MacPherson, American mathematician (invention of intersection homology with Mark Goresk), born in Lakewood, Ohio
1944 Highlights

About May 25, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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