On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1955

Historical Events

  • Balclutha ties up at Pier 43 & becomes a floating museum
  • Yarkon Water Project opens to supply water to Negev desert in Israel

Famous Birthdays

  • Roger Binny, Indian cricket medium-pace all-rounder (early 80's), born in Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Famous Deaths

  • Koos [Jacobus Jan] Vorrink, Dutch politician and socialist (SDAP/AJC/PvdA), dies at 64
1955 Highlights

About July 19, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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