What Happened on September 11, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 69th U.S. Women's National Championship: Doris Hart beats Patricia Ward Hales (6-4, 6-2)
  • 6th Formula One WDC: Juan Manuel Fangio wins by 16.5 points

Sport awardTennis Open

75th U.S. Men's National Championship: Tony Trabert beats Ken Rosewall (9-7, 6-3, 6-3)

Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion Tony Trabert
Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion
Tony Trabert
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ken Rosewall
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ken Rosewall
  • Dedication of the first Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Europe, the Bern Switzerland Temple.
  • KTVT TV channel 11 in Fort Worth-Dallas, TX (IND) begins broadcasting