On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1956

Historical Events


BeatificationCatholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Haurietis aquas

260th Pope Pius XII
260th Pope
Pius XII

Famous Birthdays

  • David P. Sartor, American music composer, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Larry Hogan, American politician, Governor of Maryland (2015-), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Lincoln Barrington "Sugar" Minott, Jamaican singer (The African Brothers), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2010)
  • Tatsutoshi Goto, Japanese professional wrestler (WAR/NJPW), born in Tokoname, Aichi, Japan
1956 Highlights

About May 25, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini