On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1955

Historical Events

  • KXMB TV channel 12 in Bismarck, North Dakota (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • National Review publishes its first issue

Famous Birthdays

  • Gloria Guida, Italian actress, born in Merano, Italy
  • Peter Aykroyd, Canadian actor, comedian, and writer (SNL, 1980; PSI Factor), born in Ottawa, Ontario (d. 2021)
  • Sam Hamm, American screenwriter (Batman), born in Charlottesville, Virginia
1955 Highlights

About November 19, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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