What Happened on June 15, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Australia score 8-758 v West Indies at Kingston, their best ever

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Eisenhower administration stages the first annual "Operation Alert" (OPAL) exercise, an attempt to assess the USA's preparations for a nuclear attack.

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

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  • Sally E Silverstone, Walthamstow England, Co-Captain (Biosphere 2)