On This Day

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 Corley Moses, Dayton, 400m hurdler (Olympic 2 gold/br-76, 84, 88)
1955 Highlights

About August 31, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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