On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1955

Historical Events

  • Columbia University scientists develop an atomic clock accurate to within one second in 300 years
  • Jill Kinmont hits a tree & breaks her back in Snow Cup Ski Race
  • Russia ends state of war with Germany
  • US & Panama sign canal treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Toru Iwatani, Japanese video game designer (Pac-Man), born in Meguro, Tokyo
1955 Highlights

About January 25, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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