On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Faulkner [Falconer], Scottish rock guitarist (Bay City Rollers - "Saturday Night"), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Fred Hersch, American jazz pianist, composer, educator (New England Conservatory), and HIV/AIDS activist, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Rich Mullins, American musician (d. 1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Roy Minnett, Australian cricketer (all-rounder prior to WWI), dies
1955 Highlights

About October 21, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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