What happened this day in history May 22, 1955

What are the important events that happened on May 22, 1955? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 22, 1955: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 22, 1955 is the 142nd day of the year 1955 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 223 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 9, 1955 – a Sunday. 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 ‘hectatetracontadigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $22,709.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire 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 May 22, 1955?

  • 1955
    Chalmers “Spanky” Alford, American jazz guitarist (d. 2008)
  • 1955
    Dale Winton, British radio DJ and television presenter
  • 1955
    Iva Davies, Australian rock star (Icehouse)
  • 1955
    Jerry Dammers, English musician (The Specials)
  • 1955
    Jimmy Lyon, American guitarist (Eddie Money)

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