Saturday 25 May 1940US date format: 5/25/1940, UK date format: 25/5/1940
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 25, 1940). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Deanna Dunagan and Nobuyoshi Araki.
Lightning Strikes West, directed by Harry L. Fraser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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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)
Famous Birthdays:25 May
- Joe De Grasse: American film director (Born 1873).
- German troops conquer Boulogne
- Golden Gate International Expo reopens.
- World War II: The Battle of Dunkirk begins.