August 12, 1955 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Eisenhower raises minimum wage from 75 cents to $1 an hour

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Birthdays in History

  • Ann M. Martin, American author

Deaths in History

  • James B. Sumner, American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1887)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Thomas Mann, German writer (Dr Faustus, Nobel 1929), dies at 80

Novelist Thomas Mann
Novelist
Thomas Mann