What Happened on December 23, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Carol Ann Duffy, Scottish poet (British Poet Laureate 2009-19), born in Glasgow, Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • Len Braund, English cricket all-rounder (23 Tests, 3 x 100, 47 wickets; Surrey CCC, Somerset CCC), dies at 80
1955 Highlights

About December 23, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Christmas Alphabet - Dickie Valentine