What the sky looked like on May 25, 1940
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US 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 (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Nobuyoshi Araki and Deanna Dunagan.
Lightning Strikes West, directed by Harry L. Fraser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 25, 1940?