On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1954

Historical Events

  • Ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m)

Famous Birthdays

  • Elvis Costello [Declan Patrick McManus], English rock singer and songwriter (Allison; Watching The Detectives; The Other Side Of Summer), born in Paddington, London
  • Gilbert "Gibus" Duclos-Lassalle, French cyclist
  • Marty Jourard, American keyboardist and vocalist (Motels-Only the Lonely), born in Atlanta, Georgia
1954 Highlights

About August 25, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo