On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1955

Historical Events

  • Bir BSD Mahendra succeeds Tribhubana as king of Nepal
  • LPGA Titleholders Championship Women's Golf, Augusta CC: Patty Berg wins her 6th Titleholders title by 2 strokes from Mary Lena Faulk

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruno Conti, Italian footballer and manager, born in Nettuno, Rome
  • Glenne Headly, actress (Dick Tracy, Making Mr Right), born in New London, Connecticut
  • John Hackett, British rock, classical, and new age flautist, born in Pimlico, London, England
  • Olga Rukavishnikova, Soviet pentathlete (Olympic silver 1980), born in Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk
  • Patricia J. Engfer, General manager (Hyatt Regency-Orlando), born in Hackensack, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Tribhuwan Bir Bikram Shah, King of Nepal (1911-55), dies under mysterious circumstances at 48
1955 Highlights

About March 13, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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