On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1955

Historical Events

  • Giovanni Gronchi elected third President of Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Gino Quilico, Canadian operatic baritone, born in Flushing, New York City
  • Kate Mulgrew, American actress (Capt Janeway-Star Trek Voyager), born in Dubuque, Iowa
  • Leslie Jordan, American actor and writer (Will & Grace), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
1955 Highlights

About April 29, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus