It's my birthday, too, yeah!
In 1955, A Gallon of Milk Cost 92 Cents
Dwight Eisenhower is president of the US
Hurricane "Diane" claims 184 lives form North Carolina to New England
Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat, which leads to bus segregation being declared unconstitutional
The AFL merges with the CIO, creating the nation's largest labor union
Dr. Jonas Salk discovers a vaccine for polio
The Scrabble board game debuts
Disneyland opens in Anaheim, California
Kevin Costner, John Grisham, Arsenio Hall, Steve Jobs, and Billy Bob Thornton are born
Charlie Parker, Albert Einstein, and James Dean die
Brooklyn Dodgers win the World Series
Cleveland Browns win the NFL champion ship
Detroit Red Wings win the Stanley Cup
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov is published
And a Happy Birthday to Kay, too.