On This Day

Birthdays in History in November 1955

  • Nov 4 Matti Vanhanen, 40th Prime Minister of Finland (2003-10), born in Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Nov 4 David Julius, American physiologist (2021 Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine for receptors for temperature and touch), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 5 Karan Thapar, Indian journalist, political analyst and commentator, born in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • Nov 6 Paul Romer, American economist (Nobel Prize 2018, endogenous growth theory), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Nov 9 Bob Nault, French Canadian politician (Member of the Canadian Parliament for Kenora—Rainy River), born in Ste. Anne, Manitoba
  • Nov 10 James Chapman, American novelist (Stet)
  • Nov 11 Jigme Singye Wangchuk, king of Bhutan (1972-2006), born in Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Nov 15 Henry Corra, American documentarian
  • Nov 16 Pierre Larouche, Canadian National Hockey League player
  • Nov 19 Gloria Guida, Italian actress, born in Merano, Italy
  • Nov 20 Timothy Mace, British cosmonaut, (d. 2014)
  • Nov 23 Steven Brust [Karl Zoltan], American sci-fi author (Yendi, Jhereg), born in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Nov 23 Mary Landrieu, American politician (US Senator of Louisiana, 1997-2005) born in Arlington, Virgina
  • Nov 24 Takashi Yuasa, Japanese lawyer
  • Nov 24 Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth, Swedish politician
  • Nov 26 Tracy Hickman, American sci-fi author (Dragons of Spring Dawning), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Nov 28 Adem Jashari, Albanian freedom fighter
  • Nov 30 Richard Burr, American politician

About November 1955

How Old? 65 or 66 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)