On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • "Country" Jem [Jeremy] Finer, English banjo player (Pogues-Straight to Hell), born in Stoke-on-Trent, England
  • 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, composer, dies 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? 65 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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