What Happened on June 16, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Tournament

Louise Suggs wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope Pius XII ex-communicates Argentine President Juan Perón

General and President of Argentina Juan Perón
General and President of Argentina
Juan Perón

Famous Birthdays

  • Laurie Metcalf, Carbonville Illinois, actress (Jackie-Roseanne)
  • Simon Bailey, priest, 1st British priest to say he had AIDS, born in Halifax, West Yorkshire (d. 1995)
  • Tree Rollins, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Winter Haven, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Ozias Leduc, Canadian painter, dies at 90