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
1955 History

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
  • Tim Rosaforte, American golf writer (Sports Illustrated, Golf Digest) and broadcaster (USA Network, Golf Channel), born in Mount Kisco, New York (d. 2022)
Born in 1955

About October 25, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: The Man From Laramie - Jimmy Young