What Happened on September 5, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Dodger Don Newcombe hits NL pitcher record 7th HR of season
  • Fred Kaps becomes world champion magician
  • WKRG TV channel 5 in Mobile, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • WTTW TV channel 11 in Chicago, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruno Zarrillo, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)