On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Bantubonke Holomisa, South African Minister of Defense of Transkei, born in Mqanduli, Eastern Cape
  • Iman [Abdulmajid], Somali-American model and actress (Star Trek 6), born in Mogadishu, Somalia
  • Ritva Elomaa, Finnish bodybuilder and politician, born in Lokalahti, Finland

Famous Deaths

  • Ilmari Hannikainen, Finnish composer, drowns during a sailing trip at 62
  • Isaak Iosifovich Dunayevsky, Soviet operetta and film composer, dies at 55
1955 Highlights

About July 25, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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