On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1955

Historical Events

  • Six week old British dock strike ends as London dockers return to work

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Gismondi, rock bassist (Michael Stanley Band, 1979-87)
  • Peter McNamara, Australian tennis player (Australian Open doubles 1979, Wimbledon doubles 1980, 82), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 2019)
1955 Highlights

About July 5, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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