On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1955

Historical Events

  • Austria regains full independence after 4-power occupation since WWII
  • Israeli passenger plane shot down above Bulgaria, 58 die

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAllan Border

Allan Border, Australian cricketer (captain of Australia team), born in Cremorne, New South Wales, Australia

Cricketer Allan Border
Allan Border
  • Cat Bauer, American novelist (Harley, Like a Person), born in Greenville, South Carolina
1955 Highlights

About July 27, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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