On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Guy Gallo, writer (Under the Volcano), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Hunt Block, American actor
  • Jeff Clayton, US jazz saxophonist/composer (Groove Shop)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Playwright Brendan Behan (32) weds Beatrice Salkeld at Donnybrook Church in Dublin, Ireland

Irish Poet and Playwright Brendan Behan
Irish Poet and Playwright
Brendan Behan

1955 Highlights

About February 16, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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