On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Britain transfers the Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean to Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Ludovico Einaudi, Italian composer and pianist
  • Mary Landrieu, American politician, senior senator of Louisiana
  • Steven Brust, [Karl Zoltan], American sci-fi author (Yendi, Jhereg)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Physicist William Shockley (45) weds psychiatric nurse Emmy Lanning

Physicist William Shockley
William Shockley