On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Cathy Ladman, American comedienne (Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead)
  • Kulbir Bhaura, British field hockey player (Olympic gold 1988), born in Jalandhar, Punjab, India
  • Tanya Roberts, American actress (Charlie's Angels, Sheena), born in The Bronx, New York

Person of interestVictor Pecci

Victor Pecci, Paraguayan Tennis Star, born in Asuncion, Paraguay

Tennis Player Victor Pecci
Tennis Player
Victor Pecci

Famous Deaths

  • Fumio Hayasaka, Japanese film score composer (Rashomon; Seven Samurai), dies of tuberculosis at 41
1955 Highlights

About October 15, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 65 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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