On This Day

What Happened on November 27, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Nye, American Science presenter (Bill Nye the Science Guy) and engineer, born in Washington D.C.
  • Pierre Mondou, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Sorel, Quebec

Famous Deaths

Person of interestArthur Honegger

Arthur Honegger, Swiss composer (King David, Pacific 231), dies of a heart attack at 63

Composer Arthur Honegger
Composer
Arthur Honegger
  • Luis de Freitas Branco, Portuguese composer, dies at 65
  • William Nigh, American director (Ape, Doomed to Die, Mr Wong), dies at 74
1955 Highlights

About November 27, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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