What Happened on August 8, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Fidel Castro forms "July 26th Movement"

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro
  • Geneva conference held to discuss peaceful uses of atomic energy

Famous Birthdays

  • Ali Score, rock drummer (Flock Of Seagulls)
  • Branscombe Richmond, American actor (Renegade, Commando), born in Los Angeles, California
  • DiddĂș, Icelandic soprano and songwriter
  • Herbert Prohaska, Austrian footballer