On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1957

Historical Events

Music History

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

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Diken, American drummer (The Smithereens -"Only A Memory"), born in Belleville, New Jersey
  • Jane Ackroyd, British sculptor
  • Stuart "Woody" Wood, Scottish pop guitarist (Bay City Rollers - "Saturday Night"), born in Edinburgh, Scotland

Famous Deaths

Bugs Moran

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

  • 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? 64 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces