What Happened on March 1, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Israeli assault on Gaza, kills 48
  • KFAR (now KATN) TV channel 2 in Fairbanks, AK (ABC/NBC) 1st broadcast
  • Pakistan v India 5 Test Cricket series ends in a 0-0 draw

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Fortune, singer (Statler Bros-Class of '57), born in Newport News, Virginia