On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1955

Historical Events

  • 1st West German officers sworn in

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Eddie Arcaro, Earl Sande and George Woolf inaugural inductees in (Horse) Racing Hall of Fame

Racing Hall of Fame Jockey Eddie Arcaro
Racing Hall of Fame Jockey
Eddie Arcaro

Famous Birthdays

  • Leslie McKeown, Scottish pop vocalist (Bay City Rollers - "Saturday Night"),born in Edinburgh, Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • Alfréd Hajós, Hungarian swimmer (b. 1878)
  • Tin Ujević, Croatian poet (Žedan kamen na studencu), dies at 64
1955 Highlights

About November 12, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 65 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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