On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Diamanda Gal├ís, Greek-American pianist, singer and composer (Masque of the Red Death), born in San Diego, California
  • Frank Hoste, Belgian cyclist, born in Ghent, Belgium

Famous Weddings

  • American "Untamed Youth" actress Mamie Van Doren (24) weds American trumpeter and actor Ray Anthony (33); divorce 1961
1955 Highlights

About August 29, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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