What happened this day in history May 25, 1955

What are the important events that happened on May 25, 1955? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 25, 1955: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 25, 1955 is the 145th day of the year 1955 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 220 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 12, 1955 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectatetracontapentagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $11,302.50. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Sheep is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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May 25, 1955 Historical Events

  • 1955
    First ascent of Kangchenjunga (8,586 m.), the third highest mountain in the world, by a British expedition led by Joe Brown and George Band.
  • 1955
    In the United States, a night time F5 tornado strikes the small city of Udall, Kansas, killing 80 and injuring 273. It is the deadliest tornado to ever occur in the state and the 23rd deadliest in the U.S.

Who were born on May 25, 1955?

  • 1955
    Alistair Burt, British politician

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