What Happened on April 3, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Balt Orioles pull their 1st triple play (3-6-2 vs KC Athletics)
  • Fire in cinema in Sclessin, Belgium, kills 39

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Louise Suggs wins LPGA Oklahoma City Golf Open

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • Night express train in Guadalajara derails, killing 300

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The American Civil Liberties Union announces it will defend Allen Ginsberg's book Howl against obscenity charges.

Beat Poet Allen Ginsberg
Beat Poet
Allen Ginsberg

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Nikolayevich Yablontsev, Russian lt-colonel/cosmonaut