On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Olson, American political commentator (d. 2001)
  • Brad Murphey, Australian racing driver

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Carpenter, English Royal Navy soldier, dies at 74
  • Ham Fisher, American comic strip writer and cartoonist (Joe Palooka), dies at 55
1955 Highlights

About December 27, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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