On This Day

October 7, 1955 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Aircraft carrier USS Saratoga launched at Brooklyn

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Beat poet Allen Ginsberg reads his poem "Howl" for the first time at a poetry reading in San Francisco.

Beat Poet Allen Ginsberg
Beat Poet
Allen Ginsberg

Birthdays in History

  • Ralph Johnson, American computer scientist