On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1955

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


1955 Highlights

About March 19, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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