What Happened on September 13, 1955

Historical Events

  • Swiss inventor George de Mestral is granted a patent for what would become known as Velcro

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Morris, American jazz, avant-garde, and improvisational guitarist, banjolele player ("Today On Earth"), and educator (New England Conservatory), born in New Haven, Connecticut
1955 Highlights

About September 13, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Rose Marie - Slim Whitman