On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1955

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

Film adaptation of "The Rose Tattoo", starring Anna Magnani and Burt Lancaster, premieres at the Astor Hotel in New York City


Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Christopher, American actor (Breaking Away, California Dreaming), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Paul Holmgren, American NHL right wing, coach and executive (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
1955 Highlights

About December 2, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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