On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • [Kater]Nina Hagen, German actress (Blue Angel), born in East Berlin, German DR

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAlexander Fleming

Alexander Fleming, Scottish bacteriologist (invented penicillin), dies of a heart attack at 73

  • Oscar Mayer, Bavarian-born American meat packer (b. 1859)
1955 Highlights

About March 11, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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