On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1955

Historical Events

  • Time bomb aboard United DC-6 kills 44 above Longmont, Colorado

Famous Birthdays

  • Beth Leavel, American Broadway actress and singer (Baby It's You; The Drowsy Chaperone), born in Raleigh, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Dale Carnegie, American writer (b. 1888)
  • W H van Eemlandt [Haasse], author (Treasure Hunter of Amstel), dies
1955 Highlights

About November 1, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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