On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1955

Historical Events

Historic Event

Antonio Segni forms government in Italy

Prime Minister of Italy Antonio Segni
Prime Minister of Italy
Antonio Segni
  • US air patrol plane shot down above Bering sea

Film Release

Walt Disney's animated film "Lady & the Tramp" released

Animator Walt Disney
Walt Disney

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeffrey Mumford, American contemporary classical composer, and educator, born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Sadashiv Garpatrao Shinde, cricketer (7 Tests for India), dies at 31
  • Wyllis Cooper, American TV narrator (Volume One), dies at 56
1955 Highlights

About June 22, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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