On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1959

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Russian premier Nikita Khrushchev visits Angola

Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet First Secretary
Nikita Khrushchev
  • US Supreme Courtt rules Louisiana prohibiting black-white boxing unconstitutional

Famous Birthdays

  • Cathryn Harrison, English actress (Old Woman in Black Moon), born in London, England
  • Julian Clary, English television personality, born in Surbiton, Surrey, England
  • Manolis Kefalogiannis, Greek politician (Minister for Mercantile Marine), born in Heraklion, Greece
1959 Highlights

About May 25, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini