On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1955

Historical Events

  • 1st test flight of Fokker's F-27 Friendship

Famous Birthdays

  • Clem Burke [Clement Bozewski], American rock drummer (Blondie - "Heart Of Glass"), born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • Elvis Ramone [Clement Bozewski], American drummer (The Ramones, August 1987), born in Bayonne, New Jersey

Person of interestIan Botham

Ian Botham, England cricket captain, all-rounder (102 Tests, 5,200 runs, 383 wickets), born in Heswall, England

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham
  • Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth, Swedish politician
  • Scott Hoch, American golfer (US Masters 1989 runner-up, Ryder Cup 1997, 2002), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Takashi Yuasa, Japanese lawyer
1955 Highlights

About November 24, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 65 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

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