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

  • Allan Border, Australian cricketer (captain of Australia team), born in Cremorne, New South Wales, Australia
  • 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? 65 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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