On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1954

Historical Events

Academy Awards

26th Academy Awards: "From Here to Eternity" best film, William Holden & Audrey Hepburn best actor, actress

Catholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII encyclical "Sacra virginitas" (On consecrated virginity)

260th Pope Pius XII
260th Pope
Pius XII
  • RCA manufactures 1st color TV set (12½" screen at $1,000)

Famous Birthdays

  • Elli Stai, Greek journalist and TV presenter
  • Thom Loverro, American sportswriter
1954 Highlights

About March 25, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries