On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1955

Historical Events

  • "3 for Tonight" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 85 performances
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Yemen: failed coup by Abdullah Seif el-Islam

Famous Birthdays

  • Keith Hunter Jesperson, Canadian-born serial killer
  • Michael Rooker, American actor (Guardians of the Galaxy), born in Jasper, Alabama
1955 Highlights

About April 6, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries