On This Day

Birthdays in History in February 1955

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 1 Kate Ashbrook, British general secretary of the Open Spaces Society
  • Feb 3 Stephen Euin Cobb, American novelist
  • Feb 3 Kirsty Wark, British broadcast journalist
  • Feb 4 Mikuláš Dzurinda, Slovak Prime minister
  • Feb 7 Mario Coutinho, Brazilian physician

Person of interestJohn Grisham

Feb 8 John Grisham, American writer (Client, Firm, Pelican Brief), born in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Writer John Grisham
Writer
John Grisham
  • Feb 13 Joe Birkett, American lawyer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 14 Jeremy Lascelles, British grandson of English princess Mary
  • Feb 14 Carol Kalish, American publishing executive (d. 1991)
  • Feb 15 Bev Francis, Australia, world women's power-lifting champion
  • Feb 15 Clive Aslet, British editor (Country Life)
  • Feb 16 Guy Gallo, writer (Under the Volcano), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Person of interestMo Yan

Feb 17 Mo Yan, Chinese novelist and nobel laureate (Red Sorghum Clan, The Republic of Wine), born in Gaomi, Shandong, China

Novelist Mo Yan
Novelist
Mo Yan
  • Feb 18 Miles Tredinnick, English playwright

Person of interestSteve Jobs

Feb 24 Steve Jobs, American computer entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple, born in San Francisco, California (d. 2011)

Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs
Apple Co-founder
Steve Jobs

About February 1955

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

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)