On This Day

Birthdays in History in August 1955

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 2 Caleb Carr, American novelist and military historian, born in Manhattan, New York
  • Aug 4 Andrew M Allen, Captain USMC/astronaut (STS 46, 62, 75), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 4 Charles D "Sam" Gemar, Yankton SD, army/astronaut (STS 38, 48, 62)
  • Aug 4 Alberto Gonzales, American U.S. Attorney General
  • Aug 7 Vladimir Sorokin, Russian writer, born in Bykovo, Russia
  • Aug 7 Greg Nickels, American politician (Mayor of Seattle, 2002–), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 9 John E. Sweeney, American politician
  • Aug 11 Sylvia Hermon, British politician
  • Aug 11 Marc Bureau, French Canadian politician
  • Aug 12 Ann M. Martin, American author
  • Aug 17 Richard Hilton, American heir
  • Aug 18 Taher Elgamal, Egyptian scientist, born in Cairo, Egypt
  • Aug 22 Will Shetterly, American writer (Dogland), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Aug 24 Mike Huckabee, American politician (Governor of Arkansas (R) 1996-2007), Presidential candidate, born in Hope, Arkansas

About August 1955

How Old? 64 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22), Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22)