On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1955

Historical Events

  • Ryder Cup Golf, Thunderbird Ranch & CC: US wins 8-4; Chick Harbert captains Americans to 7th consecutive event victory
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Maria Shriver, American newscaster (Sunday Today) and ex-wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Paul Romer, American economist (Nobel Prize 2018, endogenous growth theory), born in Denver, Colorado

Famous Deaths

  • Charley Toorop [Annie CP Fernhout-Toorop], Dutch painter, dies at 64
  • Cornelis GN de Vooys, translator, dies at 82
1955 Highlights

About November 6, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 65 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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