On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Gillian Taylforth, British actress (EastEnders, 1985-2000, 2015-present - "Kathy Beale"; Footballers' Wives (2002–2006), born in Islington, London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Fiske Kimball, American architect and art historian, dies at 66
  • Herbert Putnam, American Librarian of Congress, dies at 93
1955 Highlights

About August 14, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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