On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1955

Historical Events

  • 81st Kentucky Derby: Bill Shoemaker aboard Swaps wins in 2:01.8
  • USSR signs peace treaty with France & Great Britain
  • West European Union established

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Reed, American Presbyterian theologian
  • Peter Reckell, American actor (Days of our Lives), born in Elkhart, Indiana
1955 Highlights

About May 7, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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