On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday

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