What Happened on September 25, 1944

Historical Events

  • Operation Market Garden ends in Allied failure as the last British and Polish paratroopers are evacuated from Oosterbeek, near the town of Arnhem

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Lenyov, Russian soccer midfielder / defender (10 caps Soviet Union; Torpedo Moscow), born in Novomoskovsk, Russia (d. 2021)
  • Doris Matsui, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in Poston, Arizona
  • Eugenia Zukerman, American flutist and novelist (Deceptive Cadence), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Grayson Shillingford, West Indian cricket fast bowler (7 Tests, 15 wickets, BB 3/63; Windward Islands), born in Macoucherie, Dominica (d. 2009)

Michael DouglasMichael Douglas (78 years old)

American actor (Coma, Wall St, Jewel of the Nile), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey


Famous Deaths

  • Jakob Schaffner, Swiss writer (Irrfahrten), dies at 68
  • Leo Justinus Kauffmann, Alsatian composer, dies at 43
1944 Highlights

About September 25, 1944

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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