What Happened on December 24, 1955

Historical Events

Historic Event

Author Aldous Huxley takes LSD for the first time

Famous Birthdays

  • Anwar Khan, Pakistani cricketer (bowled four overs for Pakistan 1979), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • Clarence Gilyard Jr, American actor (Walker, Texas Ranger - "Trivette"; Matlock, 1989-93 - "Conrad"; Die Hard), and educator, born in Moses Lake, Washington (d. 2022)
  • Grand L. Bush, American actor, born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Nana Bryant, American stage and screen actress (Ladies of the Chorus; Harvey; Brewster's Millions), dies at 67
1955 Highlights

About December 24, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Christmas Alphabet - Dickie Valentine