On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1955

Historical Events

  • Hundreds killed in anti-French rioting in Morocco & Algeria

Famous Birthdays

  • Jay Acovone, American actor (Det Rado-Hollywood Beat), born in NYC, New York
  • Ned Overend, Taipei Taiwan, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • Rob Wiedijk, Dutch rock vocalist (Bob Color)
1955 Highlights

About August 20, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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