On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

17th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: San Francisco beats La Salle, 77-63; Dons' future Hall of Fame center Bill Russell is named tournament Most Outstanding Player

Basketball Player Bill Russell
Basketball Player
Bill Russell

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBruce Willis

Bruce Willis, American actor (Moonlighting, Die Hard), born in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany