On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Matti Vanhanen, 40th Prime Minister of Finland (2003-10), born in Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Peter Boynton, American actor (Tonio-As the World Turns), born in Damariscotta, Maine

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCy Young

Cy Young, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (most wins in MLB history 511), dies of a heart attack at 88

MLB Pitcher Cy Young
MLB Pitcher
Cy Young

1955 Highlights

About November 4, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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