What Happened on October 18, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Track & Field names Jesse Owens all-time track athelete

Track and Field Athlete Jesse Owens
Track and Field Athlete
Jesse Owens
  • University of California discovers anti-proton

Famous Birthdays

  • David Twohy, American movie director and screenwriter
  • Rita Verdonk, Dutch politician
  • Timmy Mallett, British TV presenter

Famous Deaths

  • Jose Ortega y Gasset, Spanish philosopher, dies at 72