On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1955

Historical Events

  • Series of 19 twisters destroy Udall Kansas & most of Blackwell Okla

Famous Birthdays

  • Alistair Burt, British Conservative Party politician, born in Bury, Lancashire, England
  • Connie Selleca, American actress (Hotel, Capt America II), born in The Bronx, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Wardell Gray, American swing and bebop jazz tenor saxophonist, dies at 34
1955 Highlights

About May 25, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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