On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1955

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 5-3 to complete a team record 11-game winning streak; longest win-streak since 1892

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Richard Nixon becomes the first US Vice President to preside over a cabinet meeting

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

Famous Birthdays

  • Willem Dafoe, Wisc, actor (Platoon, Roadhouse 66, Mississippi Burning)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Foley, American actor (Mr Peepers), dies at 45
1955 Highlights

About July 22, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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