On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1955

Historical Events

  • Boston Red Sox Norm Zauchin gets 10 RBIs, beating Senators 16-0
  • Red Buttons Show, last airs on NBC-TV

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Bischoff, American professional wrestling promoter
  • Graham "Jock" Edwards, New Zealand cricket batsman (8 Tests; 6 ODIs), born in Nelson, New Zealand (d. 2020)
  • Richard Schiff, American actor (The West Wing), born in Bethesda, Maryland
1955 Highlights

About May 27, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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