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? 66 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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