Sunday 25 August 1940
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jose Van Dam and Marie-Thérèse Boisseau.
Boom Town, directed by Jack Conway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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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.
- Jose Van Dam: Belgian baritone.
- Marie-Thérèse Boisseau: French politician, Secretary of State for the Disabled, 2002-2004.
- Maria Elmi: Italian television announcer, presenter, journalist, actress and singer.
- José van Dam: Belgian actor and singer.
- Wilhelm von Homburg: German boxer and actor (d. 2004).
- Jean d'Orleans: duc de Guise, Orleanist pretender to the French throne (Born 1874).
- 1st (British) night bombing of Germany (Berlin)
- 1st parachute wedding
- Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia incorporated into Soviet Union
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