On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1955

Historical Events

  • Date returned to in "Back to the Future" by Marty McFly
  • The rebuilt Vienna State Opera reopens with Ludwig van Beethoven's Fidelio after it was destroyed in World War II

Famous Birthdays

  • Karan Thapar, Indian journalist, political analyst and commentator, born in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • Kris Jenner, American TV personality (Keeping Up with the Kardashians), born in San Diego, California
  • Nestor Serrano, American actor (Navi Araz-24), born in The Bronx, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice Utrillo, French artist (b. 1883)
1955 Highlights

About November 5, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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