What Happened on August 31, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st sun-powered automobile demonstrated (Chicago, Illinois)
  • KTRE TV channel 9 begins broadcasting in Lufkin, Texas (ABC/NBC affiliate)

Famous Birthdays

  • Edwin Corley Moses, Dayton, 400m hurdler (Oly-2 gold/br-76, 84, 88)