What happened this day in history August 2, 1955

What are the important events that happened on August 2, 1955? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 2, 1955: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 2, 1955 is the 214th day of the year 1955 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 151 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 20, 1955 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectadecatetragon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $2,332.90. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Sheep is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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Who were born on August 2, 1955?

  • 1955
    Caleb Carr, American novelist and military historian
  • 1955
    Tim Dunigan, American actor
  • 1955
    Tony Godden, English footballer

Who died on August 2, 1955?

  • 1955
    Alfred Lépine, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1901)

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