What Happened on August 31, 1955

Historical Events

  • 1st sun-powered automobile demonstrated (Chicago, Illinois)
  • KTRE TV channel 9 begins broadcasting in Lufkin, Texas (ABC/NBC affiliate)

Famous Birthdays

  • Edwin Moses, American 400m hurdler (2 Olympic golds), born in Dayton, Ohio
Born in 1955

About August 31, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Rose Marie - Slim Whitman