On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1955

Historical Events

  • East Germany granted full sovereignty by occupying power, USSR

Event of interestEvent of Interest

United States Customs seizes copies of Allen Ginsberg's poem "Howl" as obscene.

Beat Poet Allen Ginsberg
Beat Poet
Allen Ginsberg

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Boulud, French chef and restaurateur
  • Lee Mazzilli, American baseball utility (MLB All Star 1979, NY Mets; World Series 1986, Pittsburgh Pirates), manager (Baltimore Orioles) and coach (World Series 2000, NY Yankees), born in Brooklyn, New York
1955 Highlights

About March 25, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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