What Happened on April 15, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ray Kroc opens first McDonald's Inc. fast food restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois

McDonald's Entrepreneur Ray Kroc
McDonald's Entrepreneur
Ray Kroc
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Barrow, LPGA golfer
  • Dodi Al-Fayed, Egyptian businessman (d. 1997)
  • Enith Salle Brigitha, Neth, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympic bronze 1976)
  • Jeff Golub, American jazz guitarist (Avenue Blue, Rod Stewart), born in Copley Township, Ohio (d. 2015)