What Happened on May 14, 1955

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean
  • Warsaw Pact is signed by the Soviet Union, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland & Romania

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Kirsten, South African cricket batsman and coach (12 Tests, top score 104; 40 ODIs), born in Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa

Dennis Martínez

[Jose] Dennis Martínez, Nicaraguan baseball pitcher (Orioles, Expos, Indians), born in Granada, Nicaragua


Famous Deaths

  • Betty Ann Davies, British stage and screen actress (Merry Comes To Town), dies of post-surgical complications at 44
1955 Highlights

About May 14, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

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