On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1955

Historical Events

Music History

Barbra Streisand's 1st recording "You'll Never Know" at age 13

  • NHL officials wear new vertically striped black-and-white sweaters for the first time in Montreal Canadiens' 5-2 win over Toronto Maple Leafs

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Pijnenburg, Dutch rock drummer (Doe Maar-Bomb), born in Vught, Netherlands
  • Neil "Spyder" Giraldo, American rock guitarist, arranger, and producer (Pat Benatar Band), born in Cleveland, Ohio
1955 Highlights

About December 29, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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