On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1955

Historical Events

  • KTVE TV channel 10 in Monroe-El Dorado, LA (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Alberto Tarantini, Argentine soccer defender (61 caps; FIFA World Cup 1978; Boca Juniors, River Plate, Toulouse), born in Ezeiza, Argentina
  • Melody Anderson, Canadian actress (Flash Gordon), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Warren Jeffs, American convicted polygamist

Famous Deaths

  • Charles "Cow Cow" Davenport, American boogie-woogie and blues musician, dies of hardening of the arteries at 61
1955 Highlights

About December 3, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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