On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1955

Historical Events

  • Giovanni Gronchi elected third President of Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Gino Quilico, Canadian baritone
  • Kate Mulgrew, American actress (Capt Janeway-Star Trek Voyager), born in Dubuque, Iowa
  • Leslie Jordan, American actor and writer (Will and Grace), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Wendee Lee, American voice actress
1955 Highlights

About April 29, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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