What Happened on August 31, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st microwave TV station operated (Lufkin, Tx)
  • 1st sun-powered automobile demonstrated, Chicago, Ill
  • KTRE TV channel 9 in Lufkin, TX (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

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