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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Branch Rickey steps down as GM of the Pirates

Baseball Player and Sports Executive Branch Rickey
Baseball Player and Sports Executive
Branch Rickey
  • 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? 65 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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