On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1955

Historical Events

  • Austria resumed its sovereignty after departure of last Allied occupation forces, for 1st time since German occupation of 1938

Sports History

Branch Rickey steps down as GM of the Pirates

  • Tappan sells 1st microwave oven

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Darwin, American baseball pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Bonham, Texas
  • Glynis Barber, South African-English actress (Dempsey and Makepeace), born in Durban, South Africa
  • Robin Eubanks, American jazz trombonist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1955 Highlights

About October 25, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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