Wednesday 25 May 1938
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Raymond Carver and Franco Bonisolli.
You and Me, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
while Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Spelling Bee.
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- Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
- Saint Reinolf
- Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
- Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
- Argentina - Day of May Revolution/National Day (1810)
- Towel Day, in memory of Douglas Adams, is observed in ?
- The Ascension, one of the great feasts in the Christian liturgical calendar
- Saint Bede the Venerable (died 735)
- Saint Frederic
- Saint Augustine of Canterbury
- Saint Bruno of Wnrzburg
- The former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - Day of Youth
- Saint Hildebert
- Chad, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe - African Liberation Day
- Officially declared Carrie Underwood Day in Oklahoma for her winning American Idol
- Jordan - National Day/Arab Renaissance Day (1946)
- Africa Day commemorating the 1963 fouding of he AU's precursor, OAU
- United States - Memorial Day/Decoration Day, a legal holiday (1868)
- Lebanon, Liberation Day (1999)
- Saint Pope Gregory VII (died 1085)
- Raymond Carver: American poet/short story writer (Furious Season), dies at age 50 (born 1938).
- Franco Bonisolli
- Guy Chevalier: French Catholic priest, who has served as Bishop of the diocese of 'Taiohae o Tefenuaenata' in Polynesia since 1986.
- Geoffrey Robinson: English businessman and politician.
- Ludmil Buldakova: USSR -- Volleyball player (1972 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Spanish Civil War: The bombing of Alicante takes place, with 313 deaths.
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