On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • US aircraft carriers attack Tokyo
  • World War II: Turkey declares war on Germany.

Famous Birthdays

  • Elkie Brooks, rocker (Pearl's a Singer), born in Manchester, England
  • Shivadhar Srinivasa Naipaul, Trinidad, novelist, essayist (Fireflies)

Famous Deaths

  • M├írio de Andrade, Brazilian writer, photographer and modernist, dies of a heart attack at 51