What Happened on November 22, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

RCA Victor's best investment paying $25,000 to Sun Records & Sam Philips for rights to Elvis Presley, a truck driver from Tupelo Miss

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • James Edwards, NBA center (Chicago Bulls)
  • Sue Novara-Reber, cyclist (1975 World sprint champ), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Wayne Tolleson, baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Guy Marie Ropartz, composer, dies at 91
  • Shemp Howard, actor (3 Stooges), dies at 60