On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1955

Historical Events

  • 1st NFL preseason sudden death football, Rams beats Giants 23-17

Famous Deaths


Person of interestEmmett Till

Emmett Till, African American kidnapped & lynched at 14, in Money, Mississippi

Murder Victim Emmett Till
Murder Victim
Emmett Till

1955 Highlights

About August 28, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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