On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1955

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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 (Chips, Duck Factory), born in Moses Lake, Washington
  • Grand L. Bush, American actor, born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Nana Bryant, American stage and screen actress (Ladies of the Chorus; Our Miss Brooks - "Mrs. Nestor"), dies at 67
1955 Highlights

About December 24, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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