On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1956

Historical Events

Catholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Haurietis aquas

Famous Birthdays

  • David P. Sartor, American music composer, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Helen Terry, British pop-rock singer ("Love Lies Lost"; "Now You're Mine"), born in England
  • 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? 66 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: No Other Love - Ronnie Hilton