What Happened on May 10, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 8th Cannes Film Festival: "Marty" directed by Delbert Mann wins Palme d'Or

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Hartzler, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Chris Berman, sportscaster (ESPN)
  • Mark David Chapman, Forth Work Texas, assassin (John Lennon)

Famous Deaths

  • John Radecki, Australian stained glass artist (b. 1865)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Tommy Burns, Canadian boxer, dies of a heart attack at 73

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Tommy Burns
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Tommy Burns