On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1955

Historical Events

  • Israel attacks Gaza

Famous Birthdays

  • Country Dick Montana [Daniel McLain], American rock drummer and vocalist (The Beat Farmers - "Happy Boy"), born in Carmel, California (d. 1995)
  • J. J." Jeczalikvv. British electronic musician, synthesizer programmer, and record producer (Art of Noise), born in Banbury, England
  • John DeStefano, Jr., American politician
  • Jos Haagmans, Dutch singer (Frank Boeijen Group)
  • Mark Herndon, American country music 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? 67 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

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