What Happened on July 1, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

69th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Tony Trabert beats Kurt Nielsen (6-3 7-5 6-1)

Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion Tony Trabert
Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion
Tony Trabert
Tennis Player Kurt Nielsen
Tennis Player
Kurt Nielsen
  • KOTA TV channel 3 in Rapid City, SD (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Keith Whitley, Sandy Hook Ky, country singer (Don't Close Your Eyes)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Li Keqiang, Chinese Premier of the State Council and China's head of government, born in Dingyuan County, Anhui Province

Premier of China Li Keqiang
Premier of China
Li Keqiang