On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Oldest man to drive in the Grand Prix (aged 55) finishes 6th

Famous Birthdays

  • Iva Davies, Australian rock guitarist and vocalist (Icehouse), born in Wauchope, New South Wales, Australia
  • Jimmy Lyon, American guitarist (Eddie Money, The Greg Kihn Band), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Sam Coppersmith, American attorney and politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Arizona's 1st district), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania