On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1955

Historical Events

  • Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus desires Cyprus to join Greece
  • Brooklyn Bulletin ask Dodger fans not to call their team "Bums"

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbel Wockel-Eckert, German DR, sprinter (Olympic-4 gold-1976, 80)
  • Haakon Graf , Norwegian jazz keyboard player, composer, arranger and producer, born in Oslo, Norway

Person of interestJair Bolsonaro

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazilian politician, President of Brazil (2019-), born in Glicério, Brazil

President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro
President of Brazil
Jair Bolsonaro
  • Jean Marie Hon, actress (Jane-Man From Atlantis), born in San Francisco, California

Famous Deaths

  • Muriel Aked, British actress, dies at 67
  • Walter Francis White, American civil rights activist who led the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), dies at 61
1955 Highlights

About March 21, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

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