Tuesday 25 August 1942
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Imogen Hassall and Margaret L Thompson Murdock.
A Yank at Eton, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- Imogen Hassall: Surrey, England -- Countess of Cleavage (Carry on Lovng).
- Margaret L Thompson Murdock: United States -- Small bore rifle (1976 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Nathen Deal: (Rep-D-Georgia).
- Nathan Deal: American captain lawyer and politician 82nd Governor of Georgia.
- Howard Jacobson: English novelist and journalist.
- SS begins transporting Jews of Maastricht Neth
- World War II: second day of the Battle of the Eastern Solomons. A Japanese naval transport convoy headed towards Guadalcanal is turned-back by an Allied air attack, losing one destroyer and one transport sunk, and one light cruiser heavily damaged.
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