On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1955

Historical Events

  • Israel attacks Gaza

Famous Birthdays

  • John DeStefano, Jr., American politician
  • Jos Haagmans, Dutch singer (Frank Boeijen Group)
  • Mark Herndon, country drummer (Alabama-Take Me Down), born in Springfield, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Gilbert Jessop, English cricket batsman (18 Tests; Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1898), dies at 80
1955 Highlights

About May 11, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 65 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

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