On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1955

Historical Events

  • 1st edition of L'express publishes in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Frans van Oostrom, Dutch jazz and blues guitarist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Manuel Ávila Camacho, 45th President of Mexico (1940-46), dies at 58
1955 Highlights

About October 13, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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