On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1957

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Buddy Holly & Crickets record "That'll Be the Day"

Singer-songwriter Buddy Holly
Buddy Holly
  • US Supreme Court decides 6-3, baseball is only antitrust exempt pro sport

Famous Birthdays

  • Jane Ackroyd, British sculptor
  • Stuart "Woody" Wood, Scot, guitarist (Bay City Rollers-Saturday Night)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestBugs Moran

Bugs Moran, American gangster, dies of lung cancer in prison at 65

Gangster Bugs Moran
Bugs Moran
  • Kurt von Wolfurt, German composer, dies at 76
  • Mark Aldanov, Russian-French writer and critic (Novy Zhurnal), dies at 70
1957 Highlights

About February 25, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces