August 12, 1955 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Eisenhower raises minimum wage from 75 cents to $1 an hour

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Birthdays in History

  • Ann M. Martin, American author

Deaths in History

  • James B. Sumner, American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1887)

Person of interestThomas Mann

Thomas Mann, German writer (Dr Faustus, Nobel 1929), dies at 80

Novelist Thomas Mann
Novelist
Thomas Mann