On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1955

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Emmett Till arrives in Money, Mississippi, a week before he is murdered

Murder Victim Emmett Till
Murder Victim
Emmett Till

1955 Highlights

About August 21, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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