July 9, 1955 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Bill Haley & Comets' "Rock Around the Clock" tops billboards chart
  • First black executive on White House staff (E Frederic Morrow)
  • Strike in Belgium for 5 day work week

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Russell-Einstein Manifesto is released by Bertrand Russell in London.

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein

Birthdays in History

  • Sergei Vladimirovich Krichevsky, Russia, lt-colonel/cosmonaut