August 25, 1943 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten appointed Supreme Allied Commander in SE Asia
  • German occupiers impose 72-hour work week
  • Red Army under Gen Vatutin recaptures Achtyrka
  • US forces overrun New Georgia in Solomon Islands during WW II

Deaths in History

  • Johan Petter Johansson, Swedish inventor and industrialist (modern adjustable spanner), dies at 86