What Happened on September 16, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Bauer & Berra homer in 9th beating Red Sox 5-4 taking over 1st
  • US Auto Club forms to oversee four major auto racing categories

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Yankee Mickey Mantle pulls a hamstring muscle running out a bunt

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Famous Birthdays

  • Liz Knights, publisher
  • Robin Yount, baseballer (Milwaukee Brewers, MVP 1982, 1989, 3,142 hits)
  • Vicki Tabor, LPGA golfer
  • Yolandita Monge, Puerto Rican singer

Famous Deaths

  • Leopold CMS Amery, British minister of Colonies (India), dies at 81