On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1955

Historical Events

  • KNTV TV channel 11 in San Jose, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Nina Blackwood, American actress and VJ (MTV, Solid Gold, Vice Squad), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Peter Scolari, American stage and screen Emmy Award-winning actor (Newhart - "Michael"; Girls - "Tad"; Bosom Buddies - "Henry"), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2021) [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Gustave Vanzype, Belgian literary (La Gazette), dies at 86
1955 Highlights

About September 12, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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