On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1955

Historical Events

  • Automobile Association of America ends support of auto racing, Le Mans disaster & Bill Vukovich death at Indianapolis contributing factors
  • Belgian middle distance runner Roger Moens breaks Rudolph Harbig's long standing 800m world record (1:45.7) in Oslo, Norway
  • Hurricane Connie begins pounding US for 11 days

Famous Birthdays

  • Corey Burton, American voice actor, born in Granada Hills, Los Angeles
1955 Highlights

About August 3, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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