On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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