What Happened on August 1, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st microgravity research begins
  • Tengku Abdul Rahman forms Malacca government
  • WILL TV channel 12 in Urbana-Champaign, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Arun Lal, cricketer (Indian batsman mid-80's)
  • Trevor Berbick, Jamaican boxer (d. 2006)