On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1955

Historical Events

  • 16th Venice Film Festival: "Ordet" directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer wins Golden Lion
  • Last Soviet forces leave Austria

Famous Birthdays

  • Vijayakanth, Tamil actor and politician, born in Thirumangalam, India

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

"Dracula" actor Bela Lugosi (72) weds Hope Lininger (36)


1955 Highlights

About August 25, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Virgo