On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1955

Historical Events

  • USS Seawolf launched, 1st submarine powered by liquid metal cooled nuclear reactor

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Preistman, English rocker (Christians - "Harvest For The World"), born in Kingston upon Hull, England
  • Howie Epstein, American bassist (The Heartbreakers), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2003)
  • Taco Ockerse, Indonesian singer, born in Jakarta, Indonesia
1955 Highlights

About July 21, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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