On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • The Soviet Union begins Operation Pribioi, the mass deportation of 90,000 Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians to inhospitable areas in the Soviet Union

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Potvin, Canadian NHL player, born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Neil Jones, musician (Bend Me Shape Me)

Famous Deaths

  • Hanns A Rauter, German SS-commandant in Netherland, executed at 54