Historical Events on May 16, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Heavyweight Rocky Marciano KOs Don Cockell in SF

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Rocky Marciano
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Rocky Marciano
  • King Baudouin of Belgium visits Congo
  • Ray Lindwall scores his 2nd Test Cricket century 118 at Bridgetown
  • Rocky Marciano TKOs Don Cockell in 9 for heavyweight boxing title