What Happened on May 21, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "House of Flowers" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 165 performances
  • 1st transcontinental round-trip solo flight-sunrise to sunset
  • WFRV TV channel 5 in Green Bay, WI (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • John Glavin, rock keyboardist (Molly Hatchet
  • Liaqat Ali, cricket pace bowler (Pakistani in six Tests 1975-79)
  • Paul Barber, British field hockey player
  • Stan Lynch, rock drummer (Tommy Petty & Heartbreakers), born in Gainesville, Florida