September 1955 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 1 2 Egyptian fighters shot down over Israel
  • Sep 5 Fred Kaps becomes world champion magician
  • Sep 6 J van Tilburg appointed governor of Suriname
  • Sep 9 Don Zimmer, hits 4,000th Dodger home run
  • Sep 11 Dedication of the first Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Europe, the Bern Switzerland Temple.
  • Sep 14 Herb Score sets rookie record of 235 strikeouts (en route 245)
  • Sep 16 US Auto Club forms to oversee four major auto racing categories
  • Sep 17 Future Hall of Famer Oriole Brooks Robinson goes 2-4 in his 1st game
  • Sep 19 Argentine president Juan Peron resigns & flees
  • Sep 19 Hurricane Hilda, kills 200 in Mexico
  • Sep 21 Last allied occupying troops leave Austria
  • Sep 21 USSR performs nuclear test
  • Sep 22 -28] Hurricane Janet, kills 500 in Caribbean
  • Sep 23 Pakistan signs Pact of Baghdad

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Sep 24 US President Eisenhower suffers a heart attack on vacation in Denver

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Sep 24 Washington Senators lose their 99th & 100th games of season
  • Sep 25 The Royal Jordanian Air Force is founded.
  • Sep 26 NY Stock Exchange worst price decline since 1929
  • Sep 29 Ali Sastroamidjojo's PNI wins elections in Indonesia

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Sep 29 Arthur Millers "View From The Bridge" premieres in NYC

Playwright Arthur Miller
Playwright
Arthur Miller

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 1 Billy Blanks, American martial artist
  • Sep 4 Brian Schweitzer, American politician, governor of Montana
  • Sep 6 Carl Erwin Walz, Mjr USAF/Astronaut (STS 51, 65, 79), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Sep 7 Efim Zelmanov, Russian mathematician
  • Sep 9 John Kricfalusi, Canadian animator
  • Sep 10 Giannina Facio Franco, San Jose Costa Rica, Mrs Phillipe Junot
  • Sep 15 Mac Sweeney, (Rep-R-TX, 1985- )
  • Sep 15 Željka Antunović, Croatian politician
  • Sep 15 Renzo Rosso, Italian clothing designer
  • Sep 16 Liz Knights, publisher
  • Sep 20 Christine Oddy, British member European parliament
  • Sep 21 Richard J Hieb, Jamestown ND, astronaut (STS 39, 49, 65)
  • Sep 21 Mika Kaurismäki, Finnish director
  • Sep 22 John Brennan, American Director of the CIA, born in North Bergen, New Jersey
  • Sep 24 Riccardo Illy, Italian politician
  • Sep 28 Stéphane Dion, Canadian politician
  • Sep 30 Frankie Kennedy, flute player

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 18 Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara (27) weds Peruvian economist Hilda Gadea (34) in Mexico

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara

Deaths in History

  • Sep 7 Earnest Rabel, Austrian/US civil rights activist, dies at 81
  • Sep 7 Ham Fisher, American cartoonist (b. 1900)
  • Sep 8 John de Young, cardinal/archbishop of Utrecht, dies at 69
  • Sep 10 Robert Blackburn, British aviation pioneer, dies at 70
  • Sep 12 Gustave Vanzype, Belgian literary (La Gazette), dies at 86
  • Sep 14 F C Weiskopf, writer, dies
  • Sep 16 Leopold CMS Amery, British minister of Colonies (India), dies at 81
  • Sep 19 John D. Dingell, Sr., U.S. Congressman from Michigan (b. 1894)
  • Sep 27 Henri Liebrecht, Belgian stagewriter/journalist, dies at 71
  • Sep 28 Arthur Donaldson, dies