Tuesday 25 May 1943
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dakar (Senegal) and Leslie Uggams.
Action in the North Atlantic, directed by Lloyd Bacon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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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)
- Leslie Uggams: American actress and singer with a career that began when she was five, making a TV debut at seven.
- Dakar (Senegal)
- Eric Dolige
- Wynand C Malan: South African lawyer / NP / DP-politician.
- Leslie Uggams in New York City: New York, USA; singer/actress (Leslie Uggams Show, Roots).
- Jessi Colter: American singer-songwriter and pianist.
- John Palmer: English keyboard player (Family Eclection and Blossom Toes).
- John "Poli" Palmer: Rocker (Family K).
- Poli Palmer: Rocker (Family).
- Nils von Dardel: Swedish post-impressionist painter (Born 1888).
- Riot at Mobile Alabama shipyard over upgrading 12 black workers.
- Trident conference in Washington DC (operation plan '43 against Japan).
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